Iran at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Iran at the Olympic Games

Flag of Iran
IOC code  IRI
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Website www.olympic.ir (Persian) (English)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 36 in 5 sports
Flag bearer Mostafa Baharmast
Medals
Rank: 34
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Iran competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England.

The country's sole medal was a weightlifting bronze won in the featherweight division by Jafar Salmasi.[1][2]

Competitors[edit]

Iran National Basketball Team
Sport Men Women Total
Basketball 13 13
Boxing 8 8
Shooting 3 3
Weightlifting 5 5
Wrestling 7 7
Total 36 0 36

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1
Total 0 0 1 1

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Bronze Jafar Salmasi Weightlifting Men's 60 kg

Results by event[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Men[3]
Squad list Preliminary group Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Group D Rank
Kazem Ashtari
Hossein Jabbarzadegan
Houshang Rafatjah
Abolfazl Solbi
Asghar Ehsasi
Hossein Karandish
Fereydoun Sadeghi
Hossein Soroudi
Fereydoun Esfandiari
Farhang Mohtadi
Ziaeddin Shadman
Hossein Soudipour
Hossein Hashemi
Coach: Kazem Rahbari
 France
L 30–62
4 9th–16th places
 Canada
L 25–81
13th–16th places
 Hungary
W 2–0, WO
13th place match
 Cuba
L 36–70
14
 Ireland
W 49–22
 Mexico
L 27–68
 Cuba
L 30–63

Boxing[edit]

Men[4]
Athlete Event 1st round 2nd round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Ghasem Rasaeli 51 kg  Corman (NED)
L Points
Did not advance 17
Emmanuel Aghassian 54 kg  Vicente (ESP)
L Points
Did not advance 17
Jamshid Fani 58 kg  Savoie (CAN)
L Disqualification
Did not advance 17
Masoud Rahimiha 62 kg  López (ARG)
L Points
Did not advance 17
George Issabeg 67 kg  D'Ottavio (ITA)
L Points
Did not advance 17
Hossein Tousi 73 kg  Karlsson (SWE)
W Points
 McKeon (IRL)
L Points
Did not advance 9
Eskandar Shora 80 kg Bye  Di Segni (ITA)
L Points
Did not advance 9
Mohammad Jamshidabadi +80 kg Bye  Nilsson (SWE)
L Disqualification
Did not advance 9

Shooting[edit]

Open[5]
Athlete Event Score Rank
Farhang Khosropanah 50 m rifle prone 545 69
300 m rifle 3 positions 472 36
Mohammad Mollazal 50 m rifle prone 511 71
300 m rifle 3 positions 660 34
Mahmoud Sakhaei 50 m rifle prone 552 67
300 m rifle 3 positions 587 35

Weightlifting[edit]

Men[6]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Mahmoud Namjoo 56 kg 82.5 82.5 122.5 OR 287.5 5
Jafar Salmasi 60 kg 100.0 OR 97.5 115.0 312.5 3rd
Asadollah Mahini 67.5 kg 85.0 92.5 117.5 295.0 19
Nasser Mirghavami 75 kg 102.5 95.0 130.0 327.5 13
Rasoul Raeisi 82.5 kg 110.0 110.0 135.0 355.0 8

Wrestling[edit]

Men's freestyle[7]
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 / 8 Rank
Mansour Raeisi 52 kg  Jernigan (USA)
L 0–3
 Harris (AUS)
W Fall
 Jadhav (IND)
W Fall
 Balamir (TUR)
L 0–3
Did not advance 4
Hassan Saadian 62 kg  Bilge (TUR)
L Fall
 Moore (USA)
W 2–1
 Tóth (HUN)
L 0–3
Did not advance 11
Ali Ghaffari 67 kg  Ries (RSA)
L 0–3
 Kim (KOR)
W Fall
 Koll (USA)
L Fall
Did not advance 11
Abbas Zandi 73 kg  Estrada (MEX)
W Fall
 Doğu (TUR)
L Fall
 Leclerc (FRA)
L 0–3
Did not advance 7
Abbas Hariri 79 kg  Brand (USA)
L 1–2
Did not appear Did not advance 16
Mansour Mirghavami 87 kg  Morton (RSA)
L 0–3
 Tarányi (HUN)
L 0–3
Did not advance 12
Abolghasem Sakhdari +87 kg Bye  Hutton (USA)
L 1–2
 Antonsson (SWE)
L Fall
Did not advance 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iran at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad". LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 726–727. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "1948 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". International Basketball Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad". LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 411–418. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad". LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 609–614. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad". LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 666–677. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad". LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 689–696. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 

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