Mahmoud Namjoo

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1958 Asian Games

Mahmoud Namjoo (Persian: محمود نامجو ‎, born 22 Sep, 1918 Rasht - deceased 1990 Tehran) was an Iranian weightlifter and Olympic medalist. He was a representative for Iran in 1948 London, 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne, and the 1958 Asian Games in Tokyo. In Melbourne, he lifted 25 kg above his personal record. A street has been named after him in Rasht.[1]

1956 Olympics, Namjoo on the 3rd place

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