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Iran's Strongest Man (also called Mardan Ahanin) (Persian: مردان آهنين - قوى ترين مرد ايران) is the only televised annual strongman event in Iran, it takes place during Nowruz and airs on Channel 3. Reza Javdani is the main host, (except for three periods) and Faramarz Khodnegah is the official referee, assisted at times by Mehdi Fatemi (2005-2006), Mehrab Fatemi (2007-2009), and Ali Dadashi (partly in 2010).