Iran at the 2008 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 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 55 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Homa Hosseini
Medals
Rank: 51
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Iran sent a team to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. In total 55 Iranian athletes went to Beijing, including three women. These Olympics are regarded as less successful than their previous Games, as Iran only achieved one gold and one bronze medal.

Medalists[edit]

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 1 1 2
Athletics 6 0 6
Badminton 1 0 1
Basketball 12 0 12
Boxing 3 0 3
Cycling 3 0 3
Judo 6 0 6
Rowing 1 1 2
Swimming 1 0 1
Table tennis 1 0 1
Taekwondo 2 1 3
Weightlifting 3 0 3
Wrestling 12 0 12
Total 52 3 55

Archery[edit]

Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Hojjatollah Vaezi Men's individual 604 63  Champia (IND)
L 98–112
Did not advance
Najmeh Abtin Women's individual 568 60  Kwon U-S (PRK)
L 96–106
Did not advance

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men[1]
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Sajjad Moradi 800 m 1:46.10 6 q 1:46.08 5 Did not advance
Ehsan Mohajer Shojaei 1:49.25 8 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ehsan Haddadi Discus throw 61.34 17 Did not advance
Amin Nikfar Shot put NM Did not advance
Abbas Samimi Discus throw 59.92 26 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Hadi Sepehrzad Result 10.92 6.80 16.02 1.90 50.75 14.64 50.32 4.00 49.56 5:06.67 7483 22
Points 878 767 852 714 780 894 877 617 582 522

Badminton[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Kaveh Mehrabi Men's singles[2]  Hsieh (TPE)
L 16–21, 12–21
Did not advance

Basketball[edit]

Men's tournament[edit]

Roster

The following is the Iran roster in the men's basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[3]

Iran men's national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club Club nat.
F/C 4 Doraghi, Ali 23 – (1984-09-20)September 20, 1984 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Petrochimi Iran
PG 5 Amini, Amir 24 – (1984-06-10)June 10, 1984 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Kaveh Iran
PG 6 Davari, Javad 25 – (1983-04-25)April 25, 1983 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Petrochimi Iran
PG 7 Kamrani, Mehdi 26 – (1982-06-01)June 1, 1982 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Mahram Iran
SG 8 Davarpanah, Saeid 20 – (1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Kaveh Iran
SG 9 Zandi, Iman 26 – (1981-09-19)September 19, 1981 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) BEEM Iran
SG 10 Afagh, Hamed 25 – (1983-02-01)February 1, 1983 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Saba Battery Iran
F/C 11 Sohrabnejad, Hamed 25 – (1983-05-07)May 7, 1983 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Mahram Iran
PF 12 Sahakian, Oshin 22 – (1986-03-21)March 21, 1986 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Zob Ahan Iran
C 13 Nabipour, Mousa 24 – (1983-08-14)August 14, 1983 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Kaveh Iran
SF 14 Nikkhah Bahrami, Samad (C) 25 – (1983-05-11)May 11, 1983 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Mahram Iran
C 15 Haddadi, Hamed 23 – (1985-05-19)May 19, 1985 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) Saba Battery Iran
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • nat field describes country
    of last club
    before the tournament
  • Age field is age on August 9, 2008
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 Lithuania 5 4 1 425 400 +25 9 1–0
 Argentina 5 4 1 425 361 +64 9 0–1
 Croatia 5 3 2 399 380 +19 8 1–0
 Australia 5 3 2 457 405 +52 8 0–1
 Russia 5 1 4 387 406 −19 6  
 Iran 5 0 5 323 464 −141 5  
10 August 2008
09:00
v
Russia  71–49  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 24–5, 14–17, 8–16, 25–11
Pts: Holden 19
Rebs: Monia 6
Asts: Savrasenko 4
Pts: Nikkhah 16
Rebs: Haddadi 8
Asts: Kamrani 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
12 August 2008
09:00
v
Iran  67–99  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 20–15, 14–31, 19–28, 14–25
Pts: Haddadi 21
Rebs: Sahakian 12
Asts: Amini 4
Pts: Kleiza 22
Rebs: Kleiza 8
Asts: Jasikevičius, Lukauskis, Mačiulis 3
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Eddie Rush (USA)
14 August 2008
11:15
v
Australia  106–68  Iran
Scoring by quarter: 28–15, 25–14, 22–19, 31–20
Pts: Newley 24
Rebs: Bogut 7
Asts: Mills, Worthington, Bruton 5
Pts: Nikkhah 23
Rebs: Haddadi 8
Asts: Davari 4
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Zavlanos (GRE)
16 August 2008
16:45
v
Iran  82–97  Argentina
Scoring by quarter: 14–19, 19–23, 24–30, 25–25
Pts: Haddadi 21
Rebs: Haddadi 16
Asts: Kamrani 4
Pts: Ginobili 32
Rebs: Scola 7
Asts: Prigioni 6
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
18 August 2008
09:00
v
Iran  57–91  Croatia
Scoring by quarter: 8–19, 8–35, 23–16, 18–21
Pts: Nikkhah 25
Rebs: Haddadi 15
Asts: Haddadi 2
Pts: Rozić, Tomas 16
Rebs: Lončar, Barać 7
Asts: Ukić 8
Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 11,083
Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN)

Boxing[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Morteza Sepahvand Light welterweight[4]  Hassini (TUN)
W 16–4
 Gheorghe (ROU)
W 8–4
 Díaz (DOM)
L 6–11
Did not advance
Mehdi Ghorbani Light heavyweight[4]  Negrón (PUR)
L 4–13
Did not advance
Ali Mazaheri Heavyweight[4] N/A  Chakhkiyev (RUS)
L 3–7
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Hossein Askari Men's road race[5] 6:34:22 51
Men's time trial[5] 1:08:46 34
Ghader Mizbani Men's road race[5] 6:39:42 78
Mehdi Sohrabi Did not finish

Judo[edit]

Men[6]
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Masoud Akhondzadeh −60 kg BYE  Drakšič (SLO)
W 0110–0010
 Choi (KOR)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance  Albarracín (ARG)
W 0020–0001
 Sobirov (UZB)
L 0001–0010
Did not advance
Arash Miresmaeili −66 kg BYE  Adamiec (POL)
W 0001–0000
 Uchishiba (JPN)
L 0000–0020
Did not advance  Jacinto (DOM)
W 0011–0000
 Sharipov (UZB)
L 0001–0010
Did not advance
Ali Maloumat −73 kg N/A  Kanamaru (JPN)
W 1001–0001
 Pina (POR)
W 0111–0001
 Dashdavaa (MGL)
W 1100–0010
 Mammadli (AZE)
L 0000–1000
BYE  Guilheiro (BRA)
L 0000–1000
5
Hamed Malekmohammadi −81 kg BYE  Sedej (SLO)
W 1000–0000
 Camilo (BRA)
L 0000–1010
Did not advance
Hossein Ghomi −90 kg N/A  Kazusionak (BLR)
L 0000–1110
Did not advance
Mohammad Reza Roudaki +100 kg BYE  Rybak (BLR)
W 1001–0001
 Jónsson (ISL)
W 1000–0001
 Gujejiani (GEO)
L 0000–0011
Did not advance BYE  McCormick (USA)
W 1001–0001
 Tmenov (RUS)
W 1010–0001
 Brayson (CUB)
L 0000–0200
5

Rowing[edit]

Men[7]
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohsen Shadi Single sculls 7:48.24 5 SE/F BYE 7:20.34 1 FE 7:06.54 25
Women[8]
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Homa Hosseini Single sculls 9:02.12 4 FE BYE 8:18.20 26

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Swimming[edit]

Men[9]
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mohammad Alirezaei 100 m breaststroke DNS Did not advance

Table tennis[edit]

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Afshin Norouzi Men's singles[10]  Bobocica (ITA)
L 2–4
Did not advance

Taekwondo[edit]

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Reza Naderian Men's −58 kg[11]  Wenceslau (BRA)
L 1–2
Did not advance
Hadi Saei Men's −80 kg[11]  Bista (NEP)
W 7–0
 Zhu G (CHN)
W 3–2
 Ahmadov (AZE)
W 4–1
BYE  Sarmiento (ITA)
W 6–4
1
Sara Khoshjamal Fekri Women's −49 kg[12]  Toudali (MAR)
W 5–0
 Yang S-C (TPE)
L 0–2
Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Asghar Ebrahimi Men's −94 kg[13] 180 =3 212 =7 392 7
Mohsen Biranvand Men's −105 kg[13] 180 =9 210 10 390 10
Rashid Sharifi Men's +105 kg[13] 196 6 230 6 426 6

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle[14]
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Abbas Dabbaghi −55 kg BYE  Serrano (COL)
W 3–1 PP
 Kudukhov (RUS)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 10
Morad Mohammadi −60 kg BYE  Madany (EGY)
W 3–0 PO
 Azarbayjani (CAN)
W 3–0 PO
 Batirov (RUS)
L 0–3 PO
BYE  Huseynov (AZE)
W 3–1 PP
3
Mehdi Taghavi −66 kg BYE  Garcia (CAN)
W 3–1 PP
 Şahin (TUR)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance BYE  Garzón (CUB)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 10
Meisam Mostafa-Jokar −74 kg BYE  Terziev (BUL)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 19
Reza Yazdani −84 kg  Horbik (POL)
W 3–0 PO
 Temrezov (AZE)
L 0–5 VT
Did not advance 11
Saeid Ebrahimi −96 kg BYE  Emara (EGY)
W 3–1 PP
 Gogshelidze (GEO)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 10
Fardin Masoumi −120 kg  Langowski (MEX)
W 3–0 PO
 Akhmedov (RUS)
L 0–5 VT
Did not advance  Boyadzhiev (BUL)
W 3–1 PP
 Mocco (USA)
W 3–1 PP
 Mutalimov (KAZ)
L 1–3 PP
5
Men's Greco-Roman[15]
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hamid Sourian −55 kg  Venkov (BUL)
W 5–0 VT
 Elwais (PLW)
W 3–0 PO
 Mankiev (RUS)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance BYE  Fris (SRB)
W 3–1 PP
 Park E-C (KOR)
L 1–3 PP
5
Ali Mohammadi −66 kg  Kim M-C (KOR)
W 3–1 PP
 Siamionau (BLR)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 11
Saman Tahmasebi −84 kg BYE  Daragan (UKR)
W 3–1 PP
 Avluca (TUR)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 11
Ghasem Rezaei −96 kg  Ežerskis (LTU)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 16
Masoud Hashemzadeh −120 kg BYE  Baroev (RUS)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance BYE  Mizgaitis (LTU)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 15

References[edit]

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