Hossein Tavakkoli

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Hossein Tavakkoli
Medal record
Representing  Iran
Men's weightlifting
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 105 kg
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan 105 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Wuhan 105 kg
Silver medal – second place 2004 Almaty 105 kg

Hossein Tavakkoli (Persian: حسین توکلی ‎‎, born January 10, 1978 in Mahmoudabad, Mazandaran) is an Iranian weightlifter who won the gold medal in the Men's 105 kg weight class at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

Major result[edit]

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2000 Australia Sydney, Australia 105 kg 190 195 195 2 230 235 235 2 425 1st, gold medalist(s)
World Championships
1999 Greece Athens, Greece 105 kg 180 185 190 8 215 222.5 227.5 5 407.5 5
2001 Turkey Antalya, Turkey 105 kg 185 190 190 9 220 220 220 -- -- --
2002 Poland Warszawa, Poland 105 kg 185 190 190 7 222.5 230 235 4 415 5
Asian Games
1998 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand 105 kg 175 5 215 5 390 5
2002 South Korea Busan, South Korea 105 kg 180 180 187.5 5 220 230 232.5 3 400 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Asian Championships
1999 China Wuhan, China 105 kg 175 2nd, silver medalist(s) 225.5 1st, gold medalist(s) 400.5 1st, gold medalist(s)
2004 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan 105 kg 180 1st, gold medalist(s) 210 2nd, silver medalist(s) 390 2nd, silver medalist(s)
World Junior Championships
1997 South Africa Cape Town, South Africa 99 kg 140 150 150 6 165 170 180 5 320 6
1998 Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria 105 kg 160 160 160 -- 185 192.5 197.5 5 -- --

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