The schedule for Sitting Volleyball at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia has been updated with a couple of changes to the preliminary round matches.
On the second day of competition, Monday, the first two matches – both women’s matches – have swapped. IRI v INA is now the first match of the day at 09:00 with JPN v MGL moving to 10:30.
On Tuesday, the first men’s match of the day IRQ v MYA moves to become the first match of the day from 12:00 to 09:00 with the two women’s games CHN v IRI and INA v JPN moving to one time slot later, at 10:30 and 12:00 respectively.
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A total of eight men’s and five women’s teams have entered the 2018 Asian Para Games Sitting Volleyball competition, which will take place at the GBK – Tennis Indoor Arena. The women’s teams are defending champions China, Indonesia, Iran, Japan and Mongolia. The men’s teams include 2014 winners Iran, China, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea and Myanmar who will play in two groups.
There are a total of 32 games across five days of action with three women’s and four men’s matches every day of the preliminaries, followed by a day of semifinals and classifiers and then the last day of finals.
The third Asian Para Games will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia from 6-13 October with Sitting Volleyball – being held from 7-11 October – expected to be one of the most popular events.