Abbas Samimi

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Abbas Samimi
Medal record
Competitor for  Iran
Men's athletics
Asian Games
Silver 2002 Busan Discus
Asian Championships
Silver 2000 Jakarta Discus
Silver 2002 Colombo Discus
Silver 2003 Manila Discus
Bronze 2007 Amman Discus
West Asian Games
Gold 1997 Tehran Discus

Abbas Samimi (Persian: عباس صمیمی ‎, born 9 June 1977 in Shahrekord) is a retired Iranian discus thrower.

His personal best throw is 64.98 metres, achieved in July 2004 in Manila. He is currently coaching his brothers, Mohammad and Mahmoud.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Iran
1997 West Asian Games Tehran, Iran 1st 52.90 m
1998 Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 5th 54.80 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 33rd (q) 54.21 m
2000 Asian Championships Jakarta, Indonesia 2nd 58.27 m
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 2nd 60.49 m
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 2nd 60.44 m
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 2nd 59.51 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 28th (q) 57.57 m
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 4th 58.22 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 23rd (q) 60.25 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 10th 57.91 m
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 3rd 59.08 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 4th 59.69 m
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 3rd 61.29 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 26th (q) 59.92 m