The Iranian volleyball players thrashed their opponents from Nepal 3-0 (25–09, 25–15, and 25–13).
In the second stage, the Iranian squad will compete with Bahrain tomorrow.
The 19th Asian Games in Volleyball is underway in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China from Sept. 19-26.
Hangzhou is the third city in China to host the Asian Games. Following the 11th Asian Games in Beijing in 1990 and the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou in 2010.
Iran participated in the competition with 289 athletes (211 male and 78 female) in 30 sports.