Iran at the Asian Games

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Iran at the
Asian Games
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IOC code IRI
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Medals
Gold Silver Bronze Total
159 161 175 495
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Iran first participated at the Asian Games in 1951, and has sent athletes to compete in every Asian Games since then, except for 1958, 1962 and 1978.[1]

The National Olympic Committee for Iran is the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and was founded in 1947.

Medals by games[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
1951India 1951 New Delhi 8 6 2 16 3
Philippines 1954 Manila Did not participate
1958Japan 1958 Tokyo 7 14 11 32 4
Indonesia 1962 Jakarta Did not participate
1966Thailand 1966 Bangkok 6 8 17 31 6
1970Thailand 1970 Bangkok 9 7 7 23 4
1974Iran 1974 Tehran 36 28 17 81 2
Thailand 1978 Bangkok Did not participate
1982India 1982 New Delhi 4 4 4 12 7
1986South Korea 1986 Seoul 6 6 10 22 4
1990China 1990 Beijing 4 6 8 18 5
1994Japan 1994 Hiroshima 9 9 8 26 6
1998Thailand 1998 Bangkok 10 11 13 34 7
2002South Korea 2002 Busan 8 14 14 36 10
2006Qatar 2006 Doha 11 15 22 48 6
2010China 2010 Guangzhou 20 15 24 59 4
2014South Korea 2014 Incheon 21 18 18 57 5
Total 159 161 175 495 4

Asian Winter Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Japan 1986 Sapporo Did not participate
1990Japan 1990 Sapporo 0 0 0 0
1996China 1996 Harbin 0 0 0 0
1999South Korea 1999 Kangwon 0 0 0 0
2003Japan 2003 Aomori 0 0 0 0
2007China 2007 Changchun 0 0 0 0
2011Kazakhstan 2011 Astana–Almaty 0 1 2 3 6
2017Japan 2017 Sapporo 0 0 0 0
Total 0 1 2 3 9

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
2005Thailand 2005 Bangkok 3 5 2 10 11
2007Macau 2007 Macau 4 4 9 17 8
Thailand 2009 Bangkok Did not participate
2009Vietnam 2009 Hanoi 17 15 13 45 5
2013South Korea 2013 Incheon 3 6 2 11 6
Total 27 30 26 83 7

Asian Beach Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
2008Indonesia 2008 Bali 0 0 0 0
2010Oman 2010 Muscat 0 0 2 2 21
2012China 2012 Haiyang 2 0 0 2 7
2014Thailand 2014 Phuket 9 14 8 31 4
2016Vietnam 2016 Danang 9 6 6 21 4
Total 20 20 16 56 6

Asian Youth Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
2009Singapore 2009 Singapore 1 3 2 6 11
2013China 2013 Nanjing 0 6 2 8 20
Total 1 9 4 14 15

Medals by sport[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Aquatics, Diving 0 1 3 4
Aquatics, Water polo 1 0 0 1
Archery 1 0 1 2
Athletics 10 14 10 34
Basketball 0 1 3 4
Board games, Chess 0 0 1 1
Boxing 5 11 26 42
Canoeing, Slalom 0 0 1 1
Canoeing, Sprint 1 4 3 8
Cycling, Road 3 5 6 14
Cycling, Track 2 5 8 15
Equestrian 0 0 1 1
Fencing 3 5 6 14
Football 4 2 1 7
Handball 0 1 1 2
Judo 1 7 10 18
Kabaddi 0 3 1 4
Karate 12 8 7 27
Rowing 2 0 4 6
Shooting 1 4 2 7
Table tennis 0 0 2 2
Taekwondo 12 11 16 39
Tennis 0 2 2 4
Volleyball, Indoor 1 3 2 6
Weightlifting 31 29 19 79
Wrestling 64 40 33 137
Wushu 5 5 6 16
Total 159 161 175 495

Asian Winter Games[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Ski orienteering 0 1 1 2
Skiing, Alpine 0 0 1 1
Total 0 1 2 3

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
3-on-3 basketball 1 0 0 1
Board games, Chess 0 1 3 4
Cue sports 0 1 0 1
Electronic sports 2 2 3 7
Futsal 4 1 0 5
Indoor archery 3 1 4 8
Indoor athletics 4 4 4 12
Indoor hockey 1 0 0 1
Kabaddi 0 3 1 4
Kickboxing 2 2 0 4
Kurash 3 2 1 6
Muay 4 4 3 11
Pencak silat 0 2 1 3
Sepak takraw 0 0 1 1
Short course swimming 1 1 1 3
Sport climbing 0 0 1 1
Vovinam 1 3 3 7
Wushu 1 3 0 4
Total 27 30 26 83

Asian Beach Games[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Aquatics, Beach water polo 0 1 0 1
Beach athletics 2 3 1 6
Beach kabaddi 2 0 1 3
Beach kurash 3 3 2 8
Beach sambo 0 2 2 4
Beach sepak takraw 0 0 2 2
Beach soccer 2 0 1 3
Beach volleyball 0 1 0 1
Beach wrestling 5 1 0 6
Bodybuilding 1 1 0 2
Footvolley 0 1 0 1
Ju-jitsu 0 3 3 6
Muay 3 2 1 6
Pencak silat 0 1 1 2
Vocotruyen 2 1 1 4
Vovinam 0 0 1 1
Total 20 20 16 56

Asian Youth Games[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
3-on-3 basketball 0 1 0 1
Athletics 1 5 2 8
Football 0 1 1 2
Judo 0 0 1 1
Shooting 0 1 0 1
Taekwondo 0 1 0 1
Total 1 9 4 14

West Asian Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Iran 1997 Tehran 63 37 56 156 1
Kuwait 2002 Kuwait City 9 11 16 36 3
Qatar 2005 Doha 20 25 16 61 3
Total 92 73 88 253 1

Multiple Asian Games gold medalists[edit]

This is a list of multiple Asian Games gold medalists for Iran, listing people who have won more than two gold medals.

Athletes in bold are still active.

Athlete Sport Asian Games Gold Silver Bronze Total
Mohammad Nassiri Weightlifting 1966–1974 4 1 0 5
Moslem Eskandar-Filabi Wrestling 1966–1974 4 0 0 4
Reza Soukhteh-Saraei Wrestling 1974–1990 3 1 0 4
Houshang Kargarnejad Weightlifting 1970–1974 3 0 1 4
Ehsan Haddadi Athletics 2006–2014 3 0 0 3
Alireza Heidari Wrestling 1998–2006 3 0 0 3
Reza Yazdani Wrestling 2006–2014 3 0 0 3
Jalal Keshmiri Athletics 1966–1974 2 3 1 6
Hassan Arianfard Cycling 1970–1974 2 1 1 4
Jasem Vishgahi Karate 2002–2010 2 1 0 3
Akbar Shokrollahi Weightlifting 1974 2 1 0 3
Ali Vali Weightlifting 1974 2 1 0 3
Teymour Ghiasi Athletics 1966–1974 2 0 1 3
Hossein Rezazadeh Weightlifting 1998–2006 2 0 1 3

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