Hassan Taftian

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Hassan Taftian
2013 World Championships in Athletics (August, 10) by Dmitry Rozhkov 61.jpg
Personal information
Native name حسن تفتیان
Nationality Iranian
Born (1993-05-04) 4 May 1993 (age 24)
Torbat-e Heydarieh, Iran
Education University of Tehran[1]
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) Sprints
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m: 10.04 (Madrid 2016)
200 m: 20.71 (Tehran 2017)
60 m: 6.51 (Tehran 2018)

Hassan Taftian (Persian: حسن تفتیان‎; born 4 May 1993 in Torbat-e Heydarieh) is an Iranian sprinter. He represented his country at two outdoor and one indoor World Championships.

Taftian won the gold medal in 100 metres at the 2012 Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Colombo, Sri Lanka.[2] In 8 July 2017 Taftian became the first Iranian to ever win the gold medal in 100 metres in an Asian Athletics Championships after finishing with a time of 10.25 seconds at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, India.[3]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Iran
2009 Asian Youth Games Singapore 6th 100 m 11.27
2010 Asian Junior Championships Hanoi, Vietnam 2nd 100 m 10.81
World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 19th (sf) 100 m 10.89
2012 Asian Junior Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 1st 100 m 10.49
3rd 200 m 21.60
World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 9th (sf) 100 m 10.46
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 8th 100 m 10.54
World Championships Moscow, Russia 48th (h) 100 m 10.57
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 19th (sf) 60 m 6.67
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 10th (sf) 100 m 10.50
8th 200 m 21.24
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 20th (sf) 100 m 10.20
2016 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 60 m 6.56
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22nd (sf) 100 m 10.23
2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Baku, Azerbaijan 8th 100 m 11.99
Asian Championships Bhubaneswar, India 1st 100 m 10.25
10th (sf) 200 m 21.18
World Championships London, United Kingdom 34th (h) 100 m 10.34
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Ashgabat, Turkmenistan 1st 60 m 6.55
2018 Asian Indoor Championships Tehran, Iran 1st 60 m 6.51

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

Indoor

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