Abbas Jadidi

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Abbas Jadidi
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Member of City Council of Tehran
Assumed office
3 September 2013
Personal details
Born (1969-01-13) January 13, 1969 (age 48)
Tehran, Iran
Political party Independent
Sports career
Country  Iran
Sport Amateur wrestling

Abbas Jadidi (Persian: عباس جدیدی‎‎, born January 13, 1969 in Tehran) is an Iranian wrestler who competed in the Freestyle Heavyweight (90–100 kg) category at the 1996 Summer Olympics, losing to Kurt Angle and winning the silver medal.[1] He was elected as a member of Tehran City Council in 2013 local elections.


  • Olympic Silver 1996 Atlanta
  • World Champion 1998
  • World Bronze 1995, 1999
  • World Cup Champion 1998
  • Asian Champion 1993, 1996, 1998


  1. ^ King, Peter. "Gripping Finish". Retrieved 2007-07-14. 

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