Kourosh Bagheri

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Kourosh Bagheri
Medal record
Competitor for  Iran
Men's weightlifting
World Championships
Gold 2001 Antalya 94 kg
Asian Games
Silver 1998 Bangkok 94 kg
Silver 2002 Busan 94 kg
Asian Championships
Gold 1999 Wuhan 94 kg
Gold 2003 Qinhuangdao 94 kg

Kourosh Bagheri (Persian: كوروش باقری‎, born September 21, 1977 in Kermanshah) is a former Iranian weightlifter who won the gold medal in the Men's 94 kg weight class at the 2001 World Weightlifting Championships. Bagheri was also holding the Asian Record of Snatch in 94 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as well as the Asian Record of Total in 94 kg at the 2001 World Weightlifting Championships. He was the head coach of Iran's weightlifting team at London Olympics in summer 2012, that won 1 Gold, 2 Silver, and 1 Bronze, and is generally regarded as the most successful Iranian Weighlifting coach ever.

Major results[edit]

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2000 Australia Sydney, Australia 94 kg 180 187.5 190 2 215 220 220 7 402.5 4
World Championships
1999 Greece Atens, Greece 94 kg 175 180 180 5 210 217.5 217.5 11 390 9
2001 Turkey Antalya, Turkey 94 kg 185 185 185 1st 215 220 222.5 3rd 407.5 1st
2002 Poland Warszawa, Poland 94 kg 177.5 177.5 180 -- 210 215 217.5 3rd -- --
2003 Canada Vancouver, Canada 94 kg 175 180 180 9 207.5 207.5 212.5 9 382.5 8
Asian Games
1998 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 94 kg 2nd
2002 South Korea Busan, South Korea 94 kg 175 175 180 3 210 225 -- 2 385 2nd

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