March 21, 1969 |
|Event(s)||3000 metres steeplechase, 5000 metres, 10,000 metres|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||1500 metres: 3:41.66
3000-m steeplechase: 8:33.89
5000 metres: 13:53.40
10,000 metres: 29:22.65
Seyed Hamid Sajjadi Hazaveh (Persian: سید حمید سجادی هزاوه, born 21 March 1969) is an Iranian retired middle distance and long distance runner. He represented Iran at the 1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympics. Sajjadi holds multiple indoor and outdoor national track records for Iran.
Sajjadi ran the men's 5000-m race at the 1992 Summer Olympics, although did not qualify past the prelims running a time of 14:04.54 (min:sec). Sajjadi also ran the men's 10,000-metre at the 1996 Summer Olympics, finishing in 29:22.65. Throughout the 1990s up to 2000 he was a prolific steeplechaser, specializing in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He finished in first place in the 3000-metre steeplechase at the 1991 Asian Athletics Championships.
Academic and administrative career
Sajjadi has PhD in physiology and is also lecturer at Azad University. He was at one point nominated by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to be Iran's sports minister, but never took up the job. He is currently number two of the Iranian sport organization.