Iran at the Olympics

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Iran was first at the Olympic Games in 1948. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for 1980 and 1984. Iran has also been in some Winter Olympic Games since 1956.

The National Olympic Committee for Iran is the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It was formed in 1947.

Medal tables[change | edit source]

Medals by Summer Games[change | edit source]

The first olympic medal for Iran, Jafar Salmasi
Mahmoud Namjoo, 1956 Melbourne
Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
France 1900 Paris 0 0 0 0
1904–1936 Did not participate
United Kingdom 1948 London 0 0 1 1 34
Finland 1952 Helsinki 0 3 4 7 30
Australia 1956 Melbourne 2 2 1 5 14
Italy 1960 Rome 0 1 3 4 27
Japan 1964 Tokyo 0 0 2 2 34
Mexico 1968 Mexico City 2 1 2 5 19
West Germany 1972 Munich 0 2 1 3 28
Canada 1976 Montreal 0 1 1 2 33
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Did not participate (Boycotted)
United States 1984 Los Angeles Did not participate (Boycotted)
South Korea 1988 Seoul 0 1 0 1 36
Spain 1992 Barcelona 0 1 2 3 44
United States 1996 Atlanta 1 1 1 3 43
Australia 2000 Sydney 3 0 1 4 27
Greece 2004 Athens 2 2 2 6 29
People's Republic of China 2008 Beijing 1 0 1 2 51
United Kingdom 2012 London 4 5 3 12 17
Total 15 20 25 60 42

Medals by Winter Games[change | edit source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Italy 1956 Cortina d'Ampezzo 0 0 0 0
United States 1960 Squaw Valley Did not participate
Austria 1964 Innsbruck 0 0 0 0
France 1968 Grenoble 0 0 0 0
Japan 1972 Sapporo 0 0 0 0
Austria 1976 Innsbruck 0 0 0 0
1980–1994 Did not participate
Japan 1998 Nagano 0 0 0 0
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 0 0 0 0
Italy 2006 Turin 0 0 0 0
Canada 2010 Vancouver 0 0 0 0
Total 0 0 0 0

Medals by sport[change | edit source]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 0 1 0 1
Taekwondo 2 1 2 5
Weightlifting 5 5 6 16
Wrestling 8 13 17 38
Total 15 20 25 60

List of medalists[change | edit source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event Date
33 Bronze Jafar Salmasi 1948 London Weightlifting Men's featherweight August 9
33 Bronze Mahmoud Mollaghasemi 1952 Helsinki Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight July 23
33 Bronze Abdollah Mojtabavi 1952 Helsinki Wrestling Men's freestyle welterweight July 23
22 Silver Gholamreza Takhti 1952 Helsinki Wrestling Men's freestyle middleweight July 23
22 Silver Nasser Givehchi 1952 Helsinki Wrestling Men's freestyle featherweight July 23
33 Bronze Jahanbakht Tofigh 1952 Helsinki Wrestling Men's freestyle lightweight July 23
22 Silver Mahmoud Namjoo 1952 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's bantamweight July 25
33 Bronze Ali Mirzaei 1952 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's bantamweight July 25
33 Bronze Mahmoud Namjoo 1956 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's bantamweight November 23
22 Silver Mehdi Yaghoubi 1956 Melbourne Wrestling Men's freestyle bantamweight December 1
22 Silver Mohammad Ali Khojastehpour 1956 Melbourne Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight December 1
11 Gold Emam-Ali Habibi 1956 Melbourne Wrestling Men's freestyle lightweight December 1
11 Gold Gholamreza Takhti 1956 Melbourne Wrestling Men's freestyle light heavyweight December 1
33 Bronze Mohammad Paziraei 1960 Rome Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman flyweight August 31
22 Silver Gholamreza Takhti 1960 Rome Wrestling Men's freestyle light heavyweight September 6
33 Bronze Ebrahim Seifpour 1960 Rome Wrestling Men's freestyle flyweight September 6
33 Bronze Esmaeil Elmkhah 1960 Rome Weightlifting Men's bantamweight September 7
33 Bronze Ali Akbar Heidari 1964 Tokyo Wrestling Men's freestyle 52 kg October 14
33 Bronze Mohammad Ali Sanatkaran 1964 Tokyo Wrestling Men's freestyle 78 kg October 14
11 Gold Mohammad Nassiri 1968 Mexico City Weightlifting Men's 56 kg October 13
22 Silver Parviz Jalayer 1968 Mexico City Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg October 15
11 Gold Abdollah Movahed 1968 Mexico City Wrestling Men's freestyle 70 kg October 20
33 Bronze Aboutaleb Talebi 1968 Mexico City Wrestling Men's freestyle 57 kg October 20
33 Bronze Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi 1968 Mexico City Wrestling Men's freestyle 63 kg October 20
22 Silver Mohammad Nassiri 1972 Munich Weightlifting Men's 56 kg August 28
33 Bronze Ebrahim Javadi 1972 Munich Wrestling Men's freestyle 48 kg August 31
22 Silver Rahim Aliabadi 1972 Munich Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 48 kg September 10
33 Bronze Mohammad Nassiri 1976 Montreal Weightlifting Men's 52 kg July 18
22 Silver Mansour Barzegar 1976 Montreal Wrestling Men's freestyle 74 kg July 31
22 Silver Askari Mohammadian 1988 Seoul Wrestling Men's freestyle 57 kg October 1
33 Bronze Amir Reza Khadem 1992 Barcelona Wrestling Men's freestyle 74 kg August 6
22 Silver Askari Mohammadian 1992 Barcelona Wrestling Men's freestyle 62 kg August 7
33 Bronze Rasoul Khadem 1992 Barcelona Wrestling Men's freestyle 82 kg August 7
33 Bronze Amir Reza Khadem 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's freestyle 82 kg July 31
22 Silver Abbas Jadidi 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's freestyle 100 kg July 31
11 Gold Rasoul Khadem 1996 Atlanta Wrestling Men's freestyle 90 kg August 2
11 Gold Hossein Tavakkoli 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Men's 105 kg September 25
11 Gold Hossein Rezazadeh 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Men's +105 kg September 26
33 Bronze Hadi Saei 2000 Sydney Taekwondo Men's 68 kg September 28
11 Gold Alireza Dabir 2000 Sydney Wrestling Men's freestyle 58 kg October 1
11 Gold Hossein Rezazadeh 2004 Athens Weightlifting Men's +105 kg August 25
11 Gold Hadi Saei 2004 Athens Taekwondo Men's 68 kg August 27
33 Bronze Yousef Karami 2004 Athens Taekwondo Men's 80 kg August 28
22 Silver Alireza Rezaei 2004 Athens Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg August 28
22 Silver Masoud Mostafa-Jokar 2004 Athens Wrestling Men's freestyle 60 kg August 29
33 Bronze Alireza Heidari 2004 Athens Wrestling Men's freestyle 96 kg August 29
33 Bronze Morad Mohammadi 2008 Beijing Wrestling Men's freestyle 60 kg August 19
11 Gold Hadi Saei 2008 Beijing Taekwondo Men's 80 kg August 22
33 Bronze Kianoush Rostami 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 85 kg 493 August 2012
11 Gold Hamid Sourian 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 55kg 505 August 2012
11 Gold Omid Norouzi 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 60kg 516 August 2012
22 Silver Navab Nassirshalal 2012 London Weightlifting Men's 105 kg 526 August 2012
11 Gold Ghasem Rezaei 2012 London Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 96kg 537 August 2012
11 Gold Behdad Salimi 2012 London Weightlifting Men's +105 kg 547 August 2012
22 Silver Sajjad Anoushiravani 2012 London Weightlifting Men's +105 kg 557 August 2012
22 Silver Ehsan Haddadi 2012 London Athletics Men's discus throw 567 August 2012
22 Silver Mohammad Bagheri Motamed 2012 London Taekwondo Men's 68 kg 579 August 2012
22 Silver Sadegh Goudarzi 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 74 kg 5810 August 2012
33 Bronze Ehsan Lashgari 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 84 kg 5911 August 2012
33 Bronze Komeil Ghasemi 2012 London Wrestling Men's freestyle 120 kg 6011 August 2012

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