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India women win South Asian Volleyball Championships

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

clinched the title of the inaugural South Asian Women's Invitational Volleyball Championships after thrashing 3-0 in their last match here today.

The Indians defeated 25-13, 25-6, 25-8 in their last league match to win the title at the National Sports Council (NSC) hall at Tripureshwar here.

Unbeaten topped the table with four consecutive victories and 12 points, while Nepal, with three wins and nine points, took the second place ahead of Sri Lanka, who lost two of their four matches.

The Indians pocketed a cash prize of USD 2,000 while the runners-up Nepali team received USD 1,000 and USD 500.

The tournament, which is being held in a round-robin format, has the participation of five nations -- Nepal, India, the Maldives, and

will host the next edition of the championships.

First Published: Tue, December 23 2014. 21:32 IST