Iran at the 1968 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 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City
Competitors 14 in 3 sports
Flag bearer Abolfazl Anvari
Medals
Rank: 19
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
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Iran competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 14 athletes represented Iran in the 1968 Olympics.[1]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1
Weightlifting 4 4
Wrestling 9 9
Total 14 0 14

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1 2
Wrestling 1 2 3
Total 2 1 2 5

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Mohammad Nassiri Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
 Gold Abdollah Movahed Wrestling Men's freestyle 70 kg
 Silver Parviz Jalayer Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg
 Bronze Aboutaleb Talebi Wrestling Men's freestyle 57 kg
 Bronze Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi Wrestling Men's freestyle 63 kg

Results by event[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men[2]
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Jalal Keshmiri Shot put Did not start Did not advance
Discus throw 53.96 20 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Men[3]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Mohammad Nassiri 56 kg 112.5 105.0 150.0 WR 367.5 1st
Nasrollah Dehnavi 60 kg 117.5 107.5 140.0 365.0 6
Parviz Jalayer 67.5 kg 125.0 132.5 165.0 422.5 2nd
Daniel Gevargiz 75 kg No mark

Wrestling[edit]

Men's freestyle[4]
Athlete Event 1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round 5th round 6th round 7th / Final round Rank
Mohammad Ghorbani 52 kg  Defran (DOM)
W Fall
 Solari (ECU)
W Fall
 Triantafyllidis (GRE)
W Fall
 Sanders (USA)
L Fall
 Nakata (JPN)
L Fall
Did not advance 7
Aboutaleb Talebi 57 kg  Raxon (GUA)
W Superiority
 Ahmad (AFG)
W Points
 Sardar (PAK)
W Points
Bye  Behm (USA)
W Points
 Aliyev (URS)
D Points
 Uetake (JPN)
D Points
3rd
Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi 63 kg  Douglas (USA)
W Points
 Luczak (GDR)
W Superiority
 Engel (TCH)
W Fall
 Tedeyev (URS)
W Points
 Karypidis (GRE)
W Fall
 Todorov (BUL)
D Points
3rd
 Kaneko (JPN)
L Points
Abdollah Movahed 70 kg  Garvie (CAN)
W Superiority
 Vario (ARG)
W Superiority
 Marchand (FRA)
W Superiority
 Rost (FRG)
W Superiority
 Chand (IND)
W Points
 Sereeter (MGL)
W Points
 Valchev (BUL)
W Points
1st
Ali-Mohammad Momeni 78 kg  Ayub (AFG)
W Superiority
 Bajkó (HUN)
W Points
 Atalay (TUR)
L Points
 Heinze (GDR)
W Points
 Sotirov (BUL)
W Points
Did not advance 4
Mansour Mehdizadeh 87 kg  Balla (ROU)
L Disqualification
Did not appear Did not advance 22
Moslem Eskandar-Filabi 97 kg  Vernik (ARG)
W Superiority
 Jutzeler (SUI)
L Points
 Lomidze (URS)
L Points
Did not advance Did not advance 9
Abolfazl Anvari +97 kg  Nyers (HUN)
W Points
 Robertsson (SWE)
W Points
 Kristoff (USA)
L Points
 Duraliev (BUL)
L Fall
Did not advance Did not advance 6
Men's Greco-Roman[5]
Athlete Event 1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round 5th round 6th round Final round Rank
Hossein Moarreb 63 kg  Hassanein (EGY)
W DNF
 Alakoç (TUR)
L Points
 Galinchev (BUL)
L Fall
Did not advance 11

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