Iran in Asian Games

1st Asian Games (1951, New Delhi)

The Iranian delegation comprised of 64 athletes in the event which was placed 3rd with 8 gold, 6 silver and 2 bronze medals.

1.     Basketball (bronze)

2.     Diving (1silver, 1 bronze), Mr. Taghi Askari

3.     Weightlifting (7 gold and 3 silver), Mahmoud Namjoo, Jafar Slmasi, Hossein Ferdos, Firouz Pazhhan, Mohammadhassan Rahnavardi, Seyed Rasoul Raeisi, Leon Kourkchian (gold medalists); Ali Mirzaei, Jalal Mansouri, Houshang Ordubadi (silver medalists). Iran won the championship title.

4.     Football (silver)

5.     Athletics (1 gold and 1 silver), Ali Baghbanbashi

2nd Asian Games (1954, Manila)

Iran did not participate.

3rd Asian Games (1958, Tokyo)

The Iranian delegation comprised of 112 athletes in the event which was placed 4th with 7 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze medals.

1.     Weightlifting (3 gold, 4 silver and 1 bronze), Firouz Pazhhan, Mohammadhassan Rahnavardi, Jalal Mansouri (gold medalists); Emaeil Elmkhah, Mahmoud Namjoo (42 years old then), Ali Safasonboli, Ebrahim Peyravi (silver medalists); Henrick Temerz (bronze medalist). Iran won the championship title.

2.     Free Style Wrestling (3 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze), Emamali Habibi, Gholamreza Takhti, Abbas Zandi (gold medalists), Khalil Raayatpanah, Jahanbakht Tofigh, Nabi Soruri (silver medlaists); Gholamhossein Zandi, Nasser Givehchi (bronze medalists). Iran was placed 2nd.

3.     Boxing (3 silver and 3 rbonze), Varzik Ghazarian, Souren Pirjanian, Leon Khachatorian (silver medalists); Izar Ilkhanof, Amir Yavari, Akbar Khojini (bronze medalists).

4.     Volleyball (silver medal)

5.     Football (losing the games against Israel by 4-0 and Korea by 5-0, Iran was eliminated)

6.     Athletics (1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze), Mahmoud Khalilrazavi (1 gold and 1 silver), Ali Baghbanbashi (2 bronze)

7.     Table tennis (1 team bronze)

8.     Diving (2 bronze), Hossein Aazami & Manouchehr Fasihi

9.     Cycling (2 silver), Jafar Goltalab

4 Iranian female athlete participated in the event for the first time but no titles were obtained.

4th Asian Games (1962, Jakarta)

Iran did not participate.

5th Asian Games (1966, Bangkok)

The Iranian delegation comprised of 118 athletes in the event which was placed 6th with 6 gold, 8 silver and 16 broze medals.

Weightlifting (3 golds, 4 bronze), Mohammad Nasiri, Parviz Jalayer, Manouchehr Boroumand (gold medalists); Mohammadreza Nasehi, Mohammad Ammitehrani, Esmaeil Dorudian, Reza Esteki (bronze medalists). Iran won the championship title.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (3 gold, 5 silver), Abdollah Movahed, Mansour Mehdizadeh, Eskandar Filabi (gold medalists); Alialbar Heidari, Mohammadali Farrokhian, Mohammadebrahim Seifpour, Hossein Tahami, Mahmoud Moezipour (silver medalists). Iran won the championship title.

2.     *-Athletics (2 silver, 2 bronze), Jalal Keshmiri (1silver in discus throw,1 bronze in weight throw), Ahmad Mirhosseini (1 silver in 3000-meter hurdling), Teimour Ghiasi (1 bronze in high jump).

3.     Men Volleyball (1 bronze)

4.     Women Volleyball (1 bronze)

5.     Football (silver medal)

6.     Basketball (7th place)

7.     Cycling (2 bronze), Esmaeil Hosseini (1 bronze in 4000-meter tracking & 100-km team time trial)

8.     Table tennis (1 bronze), Houshang Bozorgzadeh

9.     Boxing (4 bronze), Nasser Aghaei, Eltafat Talebi, Aloosh Abbasi, Hossein Fathianpour

10.Diving (Taghi Askari was placed 7th in diving being 42 years old and Manouchehr Fasihi was placed 6th)

11.Swimming: Heidar Shanjani was eliminated in the preliminary round.

6th Asian Games (1970, Bangkok)

The Iranian delegation comprised of 169 athletes in the event which was placed 4th with 9 gold, 7 silver and 7 bronze medals.

1.     Weightlifting (2 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze), Mohammad Nasiri, Nasrollah Dehnavi (gold medalists), Danial Givargiz (silver medalist), Mohammadreza Nasehi, Ebrahim Pourdozham, Houshang Kargarnezhad (bronze medalists). Iran was placed 2nd after Japan.

2.      Free Style Wrestling (6 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze), Ebrahim Javadi, Mohammad Ghorbani, Shamsedin Seyedabbasi, Abdollah Movahed, Dariush Zakeri, Eskandar Filabi (gold medalists), Mohammad Farhangdoost, Ali Hajilou (silver medalists), Abolfazl Nouri (bronze medalist). Iran was placed 2nd after Japan.

3.     Men Volleyball (5th Place)

4.     Women Volleyball (4th Place)

5.     Shooting: no medals

6.     Football: no medals, Iran could not qualify from the group stage.

7.     Athletics (1 gold 2 silver), Temour Ghiasi (gold medalist in high jump), Jalal Keshimiri (2 silver in discus and weight throw), The only Iranian female 100-meter runner was Shahla Safavi who was eliminated.

8.     Boxing (1 silver and 2 bronze), Emran Hatami (silver medalist), Mohammad Saroukhani, Gholamhossein Pakmanesh (bronze)

9.     Swimming & Diving: no medals

10.Water polo (4th Place)

11.Basketball (7th Place)

7th Asian Games (1974, Tehran)

Iran was the host of the event with 400 athletes was placed 2nd with 36 gold, 28 silver and 17 bronze medals after Japan.

1.     Roman Wrestling (8 gold 1 silver), Rahim Aliabadi, Hossein Touranian, Akbar Yadollahi, Mohammad Daliriyan, Hashem Ghanbari, Jalal Karimi, Bahram Moshtaghi, Eskandar Filabi (gold medlaists); Khosro Nezafatdoost (silver medalist), Iran won the title of championship.

2.     Free Style Wrestling (5 gold, 4 silver 1 bronze), Ebrahim Javadi, Mohsen Farahvashi, Mansour Barzegar, Hamid Alidoosti, Eskandar Filabi (gold medalists); Sobhan Rouhi, Mohammad Khorrami, Reza Khorrami, Reza Soukhtesaraei (silver medalists), Mohammadreza Navaei (bronze medalist). Iran won the title of championship.

3.     Athletics (3 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze), Teimour Ghiasi (gold medal in high jump), Jalal Keshmiri (2 golds in discus and weight throw), Mohammadreza Entezari (2 silvers in 400 and 800 meter sprints), Slaman Hesam (bronze in discus throw), Farmarz Asef (bronze in triple jump and 1 bronze in 4*400-meter sprint)

4.     Women athletics: no medals

5.     Boxing (3 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze), Sharif Delaram, Masis Hambarsomian, Abdolreza Andaveh (gold medalists), Abdolereza Anzari, Jabar Felli (silver medalists), Hamlet Minasian, Farshid Enteghami, Ahmad Poureftekhari, Varteks Parsanian (bronze medalists). Iran was placed 2nd.

6.     Weightlifting (4 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze), Mohammad Nasiri, Ali Vali, Houshang Kargarnezhad, Akbar Shokrollahi (gold medalists), Nasrollah Dehnavi, Ebrahim Pourdozham, Hafez Hassani (silver medalists), Mehdi Attarashrafi (bronze medalist).

7.     Men Diving: Kourosh Khalili 6th place, Mohammad Azari 8th Place

8.     Women Diving, Men Swimming, Women Gymnastics, Men Gymnastics, Men Shooting: no medals.

9.     Cycling (2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze), 180-km team road (gold medal), team 100-km time-trial (gold medal), mixed 400-meter (bronze), Khosro Haghgosha (4000-meter individual, bronze medal), 4000-meter team tracking (silver)

10.Men Basketball (6th Place)

11.Women Basketball (4th Place)

12.Men Fencing (1 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze), team sabre (gold), Pirouz Adamiat, Asghar Pashapour, Fathi (silver), Shafaei and team floure (bronze)

13.Women Fencing (2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze), team floure (gold), team epée (gold), Mahvash Shafaei (silver), Giti Moheban (bronze)

14.Football (gold)

15.Table tennis (females 7th place, males 6th place)

16.Men Tennis (team 4th place), Taghi Akbari (individual silver), Ali Madani & Kambiz Derafshijavan (double silver)

17.Women Tennis (5th place)

18.Men Volleyball (4th place)

19.Women Volleyball (5th Place)

8th Asian Game (1978, Bangkok)

Iran did not participate.

9th Asian Games (1982, New Delhi)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 43 athletes and was placed 7th in only four fields with 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (3 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze), Hossein Mohebi, Hassan Mohebi, Reza Soukhtesaraei (gold medalists), Mohammadhossein Dabaghi, Askari Mohammadian (silver medalists), Ahmad Rezaei, Mahmoud Ganji (bronze medlaists). Iran won the championship title.

2.     Weightlifting (1 gold, 2 silver), Ali Pakizejam (gold medalist); Mehran Eslampour, Ali Vali (silver medalists).

3.     Cycling (2 bronze), team 100-km time trial & 180-km road (bronze)

4.     Football (elimination in quarter-final)

10th Asian Games (1986, Seoul)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 94 athletes and was placed 4th in 10 fields with 6 gold, 6 silver and 10 bronze medals.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (3 gold, 2 silver, 4 bronze), Askari Mohammadian, Majid Torkan, Alireza Soleimani (gold medalists); Yaghoub Najafijouybadi, Hassan Mohebi (silver medalists), Akbar Fallah, Ali Akbarnezhad, Hossein Mohebi, Kazem Gholami (bronze medalists). Iran was placed 2nd after Korea.

2.     Roman Wrestling (1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze), Reza Soukhtesaraei (gold medalist), Reza Andooz (silver medalist), Ahad Javansaleh, Fereydoun Behnampour (bronze medalists)

3.     Cycling (1 gold 1 bronze), Ali Zangiabadi (gold medal in individual 30-km tracking); Mehrdad Afshariyan (bronze in 4-km individual)

4.     Weightlifting (2 rbonze)

5.     Water polo (4th place)

6.     Handball (5th Place)

7.     Football (elimination in quarter-final)

8.     Judo (1 bronze), Morteza Khodadadi in 60kg

9.     Taekwondo (1 gold, 1 silver); Ebrahim Ghaderi (gold medalist); Ali Hajipour (silver medalist)

11th Asian Games (1990, Beijing)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 126 athletes and was placed 5th with 4 gold, 6 silver and 8 bronze medals.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (3 gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze), Oveis Mallah, Behrouz Yari, Reza Soukhtesaraei (gold medalists), Rasoul Khadem, Ayat Vagozari (silver medalists), Jalil Jahanshahi, Ayoub Baninosrat (bronze medalists).  Iran was placed 2nd after Korea.

2.     Roman Wrestling (3 silver, 2 bronze), Hassan Yousefiafshar, Mohammad Naderi, Alireza Lorestani (silver medalists); Majid Simkhah, Ahad Pazaj, Masoud Ghadimi (bronze medalists). Iran was placed 3rd after Korea and China.

3.     Women Shooting: no medals

4.     Diving: no medals

5.     Water polo: 6th place among 7 teams.

6.     Athletics (1 bronze), Mansoor Ghorbani in discus throw

7.     Boxing (1 silver and 2 bronze), Ali Asghar Kazemi (silver medalist), Siamak Varzideh, Iraj Kiarostami (bronze medlaists)

8.     Men Table tennis (9th place)

9.     Football (gold)

10.Basketball (7th place)

11.Judo, Cycling and Weightlifting: no medals

12th Asian Games (1994, Hiroshima)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 162 athletes and was placed 7th with 9 gold, 9 silver and 8 bronze medals.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (6 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze), Nader Rahmati, Ali Akbarnezhad, Behrouz Yari, Rasoul Khadem, Amirreza Khadem, Ebrahim Mehraban (gold medalists), Ayoub Baninosrat (silver medalist); Reza Safaei, Oveis Mallah (bronze medalists)

2.     Roman Wrestling (2 silver), Reza Simkhah, Hassan Babak

3.     Judo (1 silver, 1 bronze), Mahmoud Miran (silver medalist), Hassan Ahadpour (bronze medalist)

4.     Karate (1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze), Maziar Faridkhomami (gold medalist), Arash Javanshir, Saeid Ashtian (silver medalists), Vahid Khajehosseini (bronze medalist)

5.     Taekwondo (1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze), Fariborz Askari (gold medalist), Farzad Zerakhsh, Ebrahim Sadati (silver medalists), Majid Amintorabi (bronze medalist)

6.     Boxing (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze), Ayoub Pourtaghifarshchi (gold medalist), Mohammadreza Samadi (silver medalist), Anoshiravan Nourian, Bahman Azizpour (bronze medalists)

7.     Women Shooting: no medals

8.     Basketball (8th place)

9.     Tennis, Weightlifting, Football, Swimming & Diving, Cycling, Athletics: no medals

10.Men Volleyball (5th Place)

11.Water polo (4th place)

12.Beach Volleyball (5th place)

13th Asian Games (1998, Bangkok)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 199 athletes in 22 fields and was placed 7th with 10 gold, 11 silver and 13 bronze medals.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze), Amir Tavakolian, Abbas Jadidi, Alireza Rezaei, Alireza Heidari (gold medalists), Behnam Tayyebi (silver medalist), Mohammad Talaei (bronze medalist)

2.     Roman Wrestling (1 gold), Mehdi Sabzali

3.     Taekwondo (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze), Mehdi Bibak (gold medalist), Majid Aflaki (silver medalist), Bizhan Moghanlou, Majid Amintorabi, Hassan Aslani (bronze medalists)

4.     Swimming & Diving: no medals

5.     Water polo (5th place)

6.     Football (gold)

7.     Cycling (1 gold, 1 bronze), Ghader Mizbani (gold medalist), Amir Zargari (bronze medalist)

8.     Basketball (7th place)

9.     Weightlifting (1 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze), Shahin Nasirnia (gold medalist), Mohammadhossein Barkhah, Koroush Bagheri (silver medalists), Mehdi Panzevan, Hossein Rezazadeh (bronze medalists)

10.Fencing (1 bronze in team sabre)

11.Handball (4th Place)

12.Boxing (1 silver, 1 bronze), Mohammadreza Samadi (silver medalist), Rouhollah Hosseini (bronze medalist)

13.Athletics (1 silver, 1 bronze), Hamid Sajjari (silver in 3000-m hurdling), Jafar Babakhani (bronze in 3000-m hurdling)

14.Karate (1 gold, 3 silver), Alireza Katiraei (gold medalist), Alaedin Nekoufar, Mehdi Amouzadeh, Ali Shamlouzade (silver medalists)

15.Judo (1 silver, 3 bronze), Mahmoud Miran (silver medalist), Kazem Sarikhani, Arash Miresmaeili, Farhad Ma’aei (bronze medalists)

16.Tennis, Gymnastics, Rowing, Shooting: no medals

17.Equestrian (team 7th place)

18.Wushu (1 silver), Hossein Ojaghi

14th Asian Games (2002, Busan)  

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 150 athletes and was placed 10th with 8 gold, 8 silver and 14 bronze medals.

1.     Free Style Wrestling (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze), Alireza Heidari (gold medalist), Alireza Dabir, Abbas Jadidi (silver medalists), Mehdi Hajizadeh, Mohammad Rezaei (bronze medalists)

2.     Roman Wrestling (3 bronze), Parviz Zeidvand, Masoud Hashemzadeh, Alireza Gharibi

3.     Judo (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze), Masoud Hajiakhoundzadeh (gold medalist), Mahmoud Miran (1 silver and 1 bronze), Hamed Malekmohammadi, Abbas Fallah (bronze medalists)

4.     Karate (2 gold, 3 silver), Alireza Katiraei, Mehran Behnamfar (gold Medalists), Jasem Vishgahi, Mehdi Amouzadeh, Hassan Rouhani (silver medalists)

5.     Taekwondo (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze), Hadi Saei (gold medalist), Behzad Khodadad (silver medalist), Majid Aflaki, Parvaneh Mohammadtaghipour (bronze medalists)

6.     Volleyball (silver)

7.     Football (gold)

8.     Wushu (1 gold, 1 silver), Hossein Ojaghi (gold), Mohammad Aghaei (silver)

9.     Weightlifting (1 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze), Hossein Rezazadeh (gold medalist), Mohammadhossein Barkhah, Hadi Panzevan, Koroush Bagheri (silver medalists), Mehdi Panzevan, Ali Falahatinezhad, Hossein Tavakoli (bronze medalists)

10.Cycling (1 silver), 4-km team tracking

11.Athletics (1 silver), Abbas Samimi in discus throw

12.Women Shooting (1 silver), 10-m team shooting

15th Asian Games (2006, Doha)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 239 athletes and was placed 6th place with 11 gold, 15 silver and 22 bronze medals.

1.     Athletics:

800-meter track running: Ehsan Mohajershojaei (bronze)

Discus throw: Ehsan Hadadi (gold)

2.     Boxing:

-69kg: Mohammad Sattarpour (bronze)

-81kg: Mehdi Ghorbani (bronze)

-91kg: Ali Mazaheri (gold)

+91kg: Jasem Delavari (bronze)

3.     Canoe & Kayak:

Men 1000-meter double kayak (silver), Reza Raeisi, Abbas Sayyadi

4.     Chess (bronze), Mehdi Ghaemmaghami, Elshan Moradi, Atousa Pourkashiyan

5.     Cylcing:

Mehdi Sohrabi (silver in road race endurance)

Team Time Trial (silver), Hossein Akbari, Ghader Mizbani, Alireza Haghi, Abbas Saeiditanha

Madison (bronze), Mehdi Sohrabi, Amir Zargari

Keirin (silver), Hossein Nejati, Abbas Saeiditanha, Mehdi Sohrabi, Amir Zargari

6.     Football (bronze), Adel Kolahkaj, Milad Nouri, Peyman Montazeri, Seyed Jalal Hosseini, Alireza Haghighi, Mohammad Nouri, Jalal Akbari, Mohammad Gholamin, Mehrdad Oladi, Hossein Mahini, Hassan Roudbariyan, Ehsan Khorsandi, Behshad Yavarzade, Sheis Rezaei, Saeid Chah

7.     Fencing

Individual epee: Ali Yaghoubian (bronze)

Team epee (bronze): Siamak Askari, Mohammad Rezaei, Hamed Sedaghati, Ali Yaghoubiyan

8.     Handball (bronze), Farid Alimoradi, Rasoul Dehghani, Allahkaram Esteki, Alireza Rabti, Mostafa Sadati, Iman Ehsannezhad, Hossein Shahabi, Aliakbar Khoshnevis, Masoud Zahrabi, Peyman Sadeghi, Hojat Rahshenas, Saeid Pourghasemi, Mohammadreza Jafarnia, Hani Zamani, Mohammadreza Rajabi

9.     Judo

-60kg: Masoud Hajiakhoundzadeh(bronze)

-66kg: Arash Miresmaeili (silver)

+100kg: Mohammadreza Roudaki (silver)

Free weight: Mahmoud Miran (silver)

10.Karate

-60kg: Hossein Rouhani (gold)

-65kg: Hassan Rouhani(gold)

-70kg: Saeid Farrokhi (bronze)

-75kg: Jasem Vishgahi(gold)

-80kg: Esmaeil Torkzad(bronze)

11.Taekwondo:

-58kg: Behzad Khodadad (bronze)

-67kg: Alireza Nasrazadani(bronze)

-72kg: Hadi Saei(bronze)

-78kg: Mehdi Bibak (Silver) 

-84kg: Yousof Karami (gold)

-84kg: Mehdi Navaei (silver)

Females -72kg: Mehrouz Saei (bronze)

Females +72kg: Afsaneh Sheikhi (bronze)

12.Weightlifting:

+105kg: Hossein Rezazadeh (gold)

13.Free Style & Roman Wrestling

Free Style:

60kg: Morad Mohammadi (gold)

74kg: Aliasghar Bazri (gold)

84kg: Reza Yazdani (gold)

96kg: Alireza Heidari (gold)

120kg: Fardin Masoumi (silver)

Roman Wrestling:

55kg: Jasem Amiri (silver)

66kg: Hamid Reyhani (bronze)

74kg: Davod Abedinzadeh (silver)

96kg: Masoud Hashemzade (silver)

120kg: Mehdi Sharabyani (silver)

14.Wushu

-56kg: Jalil Ataei (silver)

-60kg: Alireza Sahraneshin (silver)

-70kg: Khosro Minoo (bronze)

15.Basketball (bronze), Mehdi Kamrani, Samad Nikkhahbahrami, Alireza Honardoost, Aydin Nikkhahbahrami, Hamed Hadadi, Pouya Tajik, Amir Amini, Saman Veisi, Iman Zandi, Hamed Afagh, Hamed Ehadadi, Karam Ahmadian, Mousa Nabipour

16th Asian Games (2010 Guangzhou)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 362 athletes and was placed 4th place with 20 gold, 14 silver and 25 bronze medals. 45 Asian countries participated in the total of 473 events in 42 sport fields (28 Olympic and 14 non-Olympic) during the 16th Asian Games as of 12 to 27 September 2010.

1.     Athletics:

800-track running: Sajjad Moradi (gold)

Discus throw: Ehsan Hadadi (gold)

1500-track running: Sajjad Moradi (silver)

Weight throw: Kaveh Mousavi (silver)

Discus throw: Mohammad Samimi (bronze)

2.     Basketball (bronze)

3.     Boxing:

75kg: Mohammad Sattarpour (bronze)

91kg: Ali Mazaheri (bronze)

91kg: Rouhollah Hosseini (bronze)

4.     Sprint canoe/kayak:

1000-m male individual kayak: Ahmadreza Talebian (gold)

1000-m male individual canoe: Shaho Naseri (silver)

1000-m male team kayak: Iran National Team (gold)

5.     Cycling:

Road cycling, individual time trial: Hossein Askari (bronze)

Infield cycling, individual: Mehdi Sohrabi (bronze)

Infield cycling, individual sprint: Iran National Team (bronze)

6.     Handball (silver)

7.     Judo:

Free weight: Mohammadreza Roudaki (silver)

100kg: Mohammadreza Roudaki (bronze)

8.     Kabbadi:

Male team: silver

Female team: bronze

9.     Karate:

84kg: Jasem Vishgahi (gold)

84kg: Zabihollah Poursheib (gold)

Female 55kg: Fateme Chalaki (bronze)

Female 68kg: Samira Malekipour (bronze)

10.Rowing:

Individual light weight: Mohsen Shadinaghadeh (gold)

Female Team light weight: bronze

11.Shooting:

50-meter, 3 positions: Elahe Ahmadi (silver)

10-meter Female team (silver)

50-meter, 3 positions, Female team (silver)

12.Taekwondo

68kg: Mohammad Bagherimotamed (gold)

74kg: Alireza Nasrazadani(gold)

87kg: Yousof Karami (gold)

80kg: Farzad Abdollahi (bronze)

Female 62kg: Rahele Asemani (silver)

Female 46kg: Sara Khoshjamalfekri (silver)

Female 53kg: Samani Sheshpari (bronze)

Female 57kg: Sousan Hajipour (bronze)

13.Volleyball (silver)

14.Weightlifting

105kg: Behdad Salimi (gold)

69kg: Morteza Rezaeiyan (silver)

94kg: Asghar Ebrahimi (silver)

105kg: Sajjad Anoshiravani (bronze)\

15.Wrestling:

Roman Wrestling

60kg: Omid Norouzi (gold)

66kg: Sajjad Abdevali(gold)

84kg: Taleb Nemaatpour(gold)

96kg: Babak Ghorbani(gold)

74kg: Farshad Alizade (bronze)

Free Style:

74kg: Sadegh Goudarzi (gold)

84kg: Jamal Mirzaei (gold)

96kg: Reza Yazdani (gold)

66kg: Mehdi Taghavi (silver)

120kg: Fardin Massoumi (bronze)

16.Wushu

60kg Sansho: Mohsen Mohmmadseifi (gold)

75kg Female Sansho: Khadije Azadpour (gold)

75kg Sansho: Hamidreza Gholipour (gold)

Male Changkuan: Ehsan Peighambari (bronze)

72kg Female Sansho: Elahe Mansouriyan (bronze)

70kg Sansho: Sajjad Abbasi (bronze)

 17th Asian Games (2014 Incheon)

Iranian delegation participated in the event with 276 athletes and was placed 5th place with 21 gold, 18 silver and 18 bronze medals; while such result is importance because of the following aspects:

1.     Except for the Asian Games in Tehran, in which Iran won over 20 gold medals in 1974 thanks to hosting then event, it was the first time that Iran's sports delegation won over 20 gold medals in the course of the 16t series of Asian games break the record in winning medals after the glorious Islamic Revolution.

2.     Despite the fact that the currency exchange rate and the inflationary costs incurred by the sports delegation to the Incheon Asian Games in 2014 had been tripled over the past four years in comparison to the 2010 Asian Games, following the Supreme Leader's orders based on resistive economy and cost management, officials The National Olympic Committee provided the preparations for this competition at the same cost over the last four years (2010) during which the quality of yielded medals had been better than the previous period.

3.     Attending to and emphasizing on the statements of the Supreme Leader made the National Olympic Committee to prepare a fully qualitative delegation with 90 athletes less than the previous period to go to the Asian Games; despite which, more medals were yielded in the event.

4.     The Iranian female athletes, capably presenting with Islamic Hijab after the glorious victory of the Islamic Revolution, despite all the limitations, won two valuable gold medals and a total of 16 medals for the first time.

5.     In course of Asian games, Iranian female athletes managed to compete in only two to three finals but during this period, female athletes from Iran presented in eight finals proceeded by winning medals which is promising for successful future events.

6.     In the past few games, Iran won medals only in 7 out of a total of 29 fields, but in this course they won 11 out 22 presented fields, which was indicative of an increase in medal-winning potential.

7.     In the past round of Asian Games, 88 female athletes participated from the Iranian sports delegation who were able to win 14 medals but during this period, only 58 female athletes won 16 medals which highlights the qualitative aspects in comparison to the previous period.

8.     Iranian sports delegation managed to win gold medal, for the first time in the history of Asian games, in the field of females’ karate and shooting, and in males’ section, in the archery and cycling, the first gold medals of the history of our participation in the games were achieved.

List of Iranian medalists have been provided below:

1.     Archery:

Individual compound: Esmaeil Ebadi (gold)

Team compound (bronze), Amir Kazempour, Majid Gheidi, Esmaeil Ebadi

2.     Shooting:

Females 10-meter air pistol: Najmeh Khedmati (gold), Narjes Emamgholi (silver)

Females team 10-meter pistol (silver)

3.     Athletics:

Discus throw: Ehsan Hadadi (gold)

Weight throw: Leila Rajabi (silver)

4.     Basketball (silver)

5.     Boxing:

81kg: Ehsan Rouzbahani (bronze)

91kg: Ali Mazaheri (silver)

+91kg: Jasem Delevari (silver)

6.     Rowing & Kayaking:

1000-meter Individual kayak: Ahmadreza Talebian (silver)

1000-meter Double kayak: Ali Aghamirzaei, Saeid Fallolah (silver)

200-meter Single canoe: Adel Mojalali(bronze)

200-meter Single kayak: Arezou Hakimi (bronze)

Single slalom: Sonia Gomari (bronze)

Single rowing: Mohsen Shadi (gold)

Double rowing: Seyed Mojtaba Shojaei, Amir Rahnama (bronze)

Single rowing: Solmaz Abbasizadeh (bronze)

Female team rowing: bronze

7.     Cycling:

Individual time trial: Hossein Askari (bronze)

Road: Arvin Moazami (silver)

Keirin: Mohammad Daneshvar (gold)

8.     Fencing:

Team sabre: Seyed Ali Esmaeilzadeh, Farzad Baher, Mojtaba Abedini, Mohammad Rahbari (silver)

9.     Kabbadi:

Female team: silver

Male team: silver

10.Karate:

-60kg: Amir Mehdizadeh (gold)

-75kg: Saeid Hassanipour (gold)

-61kg: Fateme Chalaki (bronze)

+68kg: Hamide Abbasali (gold)

-50kg: Nasrin Doosti (bronze)

11.Taekwondo:

-58kg: Farzan Ashourzade (gold)

-68kg: Behnam Asbaghi (gold)

-74kg: Masoud Hajizavvare (gold)

-80kg: Mehdi Khodabkahshi (gold)

-53kg: Sousan Hajipour (bronze)

-73kg: Fateme Rouhani (silver)

+73kg: Akram Khodabande (silver)

12.Volleyball (gold)

13.Weightlifting:

85kg: Kianosh Rostami (silver)

+105kg: Behdad Salimi (gold)

14.Wrestling:

Roman Wrestling

66kg: Afshin Biabangard (bronze)

71kg: Saeid Abdevali (bronze)

75kg: Payam Boveiri (bronze)

80kg: Habibollah Akhlaghi (gold)

85kg: Mojatab KArimfar (bronze)

95kg: Mahdi Aliyari (gold)

130kg: Bashir Babajanzade (bronze)

Free Style:

61kg: Masoud Emsaeilpour (gold)

74kg: Ezatollah Akbari (silver)

86kg: Meisam Mostafajokar (gold)

97kg: Reza Yazdani (gold)

125kg: Parviz Hadi (gold)

15.Wushu

Sanda -65kg: Mohsen Mohammadseifi (gold)

Sanda -70kg: Sajjad Abbasi (bronze)

Sanda -75: Hamidreza Lador (silver)

Sanda -52kg: Elahe Mansourian (silver)

18th Asian Games (2018, Jakarta-Palembang)

Our country's sports delegation was dispatched to the event with 378 athletes from 30 federations participating in 42 fields including 280 male and 98 female athletes while the Asian Games was being held in two cities of Jakarta and Palembang.

Although Iran had athletes in some sports such as squash, triple, etc. for the first time, some of them had brilliant performances as:

·        1st gold medal in females kabbadi

·        Water polo bronze medal after 44 years

·        1st gold medal in rock-climbing

·        Table tennis medal after 52 years

·        1st gold medal in 3000-meter hurdling

·        Sohrab Moradi’s record-braking snatch by lifting 189kg after 19 years; so that to finish by 20 gold, 20 silver and 22 bronze medals making a total of 62 medals which was more than that of Incheon Asian Games in 2014.

1.     Wrestling: 12 athletes, 5 gold and 3 bronze medals

86kg Free Style: Hassan Yazdani (gold)

97kg Free Style: Alireza Karimi (gold)

125kg Free Style: Parviz Hadi (gold)

77kg Roman: Mohammadali Garaei (gold)

77kg Roman: Hossein Nouri (gold)

57kg Free Style: Reza Atri (bronze)

60kg Roman: Mehrdad Mardani (bronze)

67kg Roman: Mohammareza Garaei (bronze)

2.     Taekwondo: 8 athletes, 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals

+80kg: Saeid Rajabi (gold)

-63kg: Mirhashem Hosseini (gold)

-68kg: Amirmohammad BaKhshi (silver)

Taekwondo Pumsae: Koroush Bakhtiar (silver)

Taekwondo Pumsae: Marjan Salahshouri (silver)

-58kg: Farzan Ashourzade (bronze)

-48kg: Nahid Kiani (bronze)

3.     Wushu: 9 atheletes, 2 gold and 4 silver medals

-60kg: Erfan Ahangarian (gold)

-70kg: Mohsen Mohammadseifi (gold)

-52kg: Elahe Mansourian (silver)

-60lg: Shahrbanoo Mansourian (silver)

-65kg: Foroud Zafari (silver)

Wusho Talo: Zahra Kian (silver)

4.     Karate: 8 athletes, 2 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals

+84kg: Sajjad Ganjzadeh (gold)

-75kg: Bahman Askari (gold)

-55: Taravat Khaksar (silver)

-60kg: Amir Mehdizadeh (silver)

-61kg: Rozita Alipour (silver)

-84kg: Zabihollah Poursheib (bronze)

-68kg: Pegah Zangeneh (bronze)

+68kg: Hamide Abbasali (bronze)

5.     Weightlifting: 8 athletes, 2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals

94kg: Sohrab Moradi (gold)

+105kg: Behdad Salimi (gold)

+105kg: Saeid Alihosseini (silver)

105kg: Ali Hashemi (bronze)

6.     Kabbadi: 24 athletes

Males and Females Teams: 2 gold medals

7.     Athletics: 12 athletes, 2 gold and 1 silver medals

Discus throw (gold) Ehsan Hadadi

3000-meter hurdling (gold) Hossein Keyhani

1500-meter tracking (silver) Amir Moradi

8.     Rowing, Kayaking & Canoeing: 38 athletes, 4 silver and 3 bronze medals

Females heavy-weight team rowing: silver

Female light-weight individual rowing: Nazanin Molaei (silver)

Female light-weight double rowing: (silver)

Single kayak: Hedie Kazemi (silver)

Males heavy-weight 500-meter kayak team (bronze)

Males single kayak: Nabi Rezaei (bronze)

Females heavy-weight double rowing (bronze)

9.     Shooting: 19 athletes, 1 bronze

Rifle 3 positions: Mahlagha Jambozorg (bronze)

10.Archery: 13 athletes, 1 bronze

Mixed compound team

11.Swimming, diving & water polo: bronze medal

12.Cycling: 14 athletes, no medals

13.Basketball: 5*5 silver, 3*3 basketball bronze

14.Beach & indoor volleyball: 1 gold

15.Boxing: 3 athletes, no medals

16.Fencing: 11 athletes, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals

Sabre team: silver

Ali Pakdaman (bronze)

17.Judo: Ali Barimanloo (bronze), Saeid Mollaei (silver)

18.Pencak silat: Tahmine Karbalaei (bronze)

19.Table tennis: Noshad Alamian (bronze)

20.Kurash: Ghanbarali Ghanbari & Omid Tiztak (bronze)

21.Rock-climbing: Reza Alipour (gold)

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