Iran at the 1952 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 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 22 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Mahmoud Namjoo
Medals
Rank: 30
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
7
Olympic history (summary)
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Iran competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 22 athletes and represented Iran in the 1952 Olympics.[1][2]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1
Boxing 6 6
Weightlifting 7 7
Wrestling 8 8
Total 22 0 22

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1 2
Wrestling 2 3 5
Total 0 3 4 7

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Silver Mahmoud Namjoo Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Silver Nasser Givehchi Wrestling Men's freestyle 62 kg
 Silver Gholamreza Takhti Wrestling Men's freestyle 79 kg
 Bronze Ali Mirzaei Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Bronze Mahmoud Mollaghasemi Wrestling Men's freestyle 52 kg
 Bronze Jahanbakht Tofigh Wrestling Men's freestyle 67 kg
 Bronze Abdollah Mojtabavi Wrestling Men's freestyle 73 kg

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men[3]
Athlete Event First round Final Rank
Heat Time Rank Time Rank
Ali Baghbanbashi 5000 m 2 15:03.0 11 Did not advance 36
3000 m steeplechase 2 9:13.2 6 Did not advance 17

Boxing[edit]

Men[4]
Athlete Event First round Second round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Fazlollah Nikkhah 54 kg Bye  Kang (KOR)
L 0–3
Did not advance 9
Emmanuel Aghassian 57 kg  Leisching (RSA)
L 0–3
Did not advance 17
Petros Nazarbegian 60 kg Bye  Pakkanen (FIN)
L 0–3
Did not advance 9
Ebrahim Afsharpour 63.5 kg  Milligan (IRL)
L 0–3
Did not advance 17
George Issabeg 67 kg  Abdelrahman (EGY)
W Disqualification
 Linneman (NED)
L 1–2
Did not advance 9
Ardashes Saginian 71 kg  Herrera (ARG)
L 0–3
Did not advance 17

Weightlifting[edit]

Men[5]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Ali Mirzaei 56 kg 95.0 92.5 112.5 300.0 3rd
Mahmoud Namjoo 56 kg 90.0 95.0 122.5 307.5 2nd
Mohsen Tabatabaei 60 kg 90.0 97.5 120.0 307.5 8
Hassan Ferdos 67.5 kg 102.5 107.5 135.0 345.0 5
Jalal Mansouri 75 kg 110.0 107.5 140.0 357.5 8
Hassan Rahnavardi 82.5 kg 120.0 122.5 160.0 402.5 4
Firouz Pojhan 90 kg 112.5 120.0 155.0 387.5 5

Wrestling[edit]

Men's freestyle[6]
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Final round Rank
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi 52 kg  Das (IND)
W Fall
 Baise (RSA)
W Fall
 Weber (GER)
W 3–0
 Gemici (TUR)
W 2–1
 Sajadov (URS)
W 2–1
 Kitano (JPN)
L 0–3
3rd
Mehdi Yaghoubi 57 kg  Mamedbekov (URS)
L Fall
 Borders (USA)
W 3–0
 Shehata (EGY)
W 3–0
Did not advance 8
Nasser Givehchi 62 kg  Hall (GBR)
W 3–0
Bye  Mangave (IND)
W 3–0
 Essawi (EGY)
W 2–1
 Tominaga (JPN)
W 2–1
 Şit (TUR)
L 0–3
2nd
 Henson (USA)
W 2–1
Jahanbakht Tofigh 67 kg  Gál (HUN)
W 3–0
 Myland (GBR)
W Fall
 Yüce (TUR)
W 2–1
 Nettesheim (GER)
W 2–1
 Yaltyryan (URS)
W 3–0
 Anderberg (SWE)
L 0–3
3rd
 Evans (USA)
L 0–3
Abdollah Mojtabavi 73 kg  Keisala (FIN)
W 2–1
 Rybalko (URS)
W 2–1
 Scott (AUS)
W 3–0
 Yamazaki (JPN)
W 3–0
 Berlin (SWE)
W 3–0
3rd
 Smith (USA)
L 0–3
Gholamreza Takhti 79 kg  Brunaud (FRA)
W Fall
 Lahti (FIN)
W Fall
 Genuth (ARG)
W Fall
 Zafer (TUR)
W 3–0
 Gocke (GER)
W 3–0
 Tsimakuridze (URS)
L 1–2
2nd
 Gurics (HUN)
W Walkover
Abbas Zandi 87 kg Bye  Coote (AUS)
W 3–0
 Sepponen (FIN)
W 3–0
 Palm (SWE)
L 1–2
Did not advance 5
Ahmad Vafadar +87 kg  Kangasniemi (FIN)
L Fall
 Atan (TUR)
L 1–2
Did not advance Did not advance 9

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Iran at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. p. 247. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 288 and 301. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 404–421. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 388–398. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 353–368. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 

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