Abbas Jadidi

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Abbas Jadidi
Abbas Jadidi.jpg
Member of City Council of Tehran
In office
3 September 2013 – 22 August 2017
Personal details
Born (1969-01-13) 13 January 1969 (age 51)
Tehran, Iran
Political partyIndependent
Sports career
CountryIran
SportAmateur 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 suspended from competing for two years for doping.[2] He was elected as a member of Tehran City Council in 2013 local elections.

Achievements[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ King, Peter. "Gripping Finish". SI.com. Retrieved 2007-07-14.
  2. ^ [1]

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