Iran at the Asian Games

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Iran at the Asian Games
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Flag of Iran
IOC code  IRI
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Website www.olympic.ir (Persian) (English)
Asian Games history
Asian Games
Asian Winter Games
Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games
Asian Beach Games
Asian Youth Games
West Asian Games history
West Asian Games

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
India 1951 New Delhi 8 6 2 16 3
Philippines 1954 Manila Did not participate
Japan 1958 Tokyo 7 14 11 32 4
Indonesia 1962 Jakarta Did not participate
Thailand 1966 Bangkok 6 8 17 31 6
Thailand 1970 Bangkok 9 7 7 23 4
Iran 1974 Tehran 36 28 17 81 2
Thailand 1978 Bangkok Did not participate
India 1982 New Delhi 4 4 4 12 7
South Korea 1986 Seoul 6 6 10 22 4
China 1990 Beijing 4 6 8 18 5
Japan 1994 Hiroshima 9 9 8 26 6
Thailand 1998 Bangkok 10 11 13 34 7
South Korea 2002 Busan 8 14 14 36 10
Qatar 2006 Doha 11 15 22 48 6
China 2010 Guangzhou 20 15 24 59 4
South 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
Japan 1990 Sapporo 0 0 0 0
China 1996 Harbin 0 0 0 0
South Korea 1999 Kangwon 0 0 0 0
Japan 2003 Aomori 0 0 0 0
China 2007 Changchun 0 0 0 0
Kazakhstan 2011 Astana–Almaty 0 1 2 3 6
Total 0 1 2 3 9

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games[edit]

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

Asian Beach Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Indonesia 2008 Bali 0 0 0 0
Oman 2010 Muscat 0 0 2 2 21
China 2012 Haiyang 2 0 0 2 7
Thailand 2014 Phuket 9 15 7 31 3
Total 11 15 9 35 6

Asian Youth Games[edit]

Games Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Singapore 2009 Singapore 1 3 2 6 11
China 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
Sepaktakraw 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 1 2 0 3
Beach kabaddi 2 0 1 3
Beach kurash 1 3 1 5
Beach sambo 0 1 1 2
Beach sepaktakraw 0 0 2 2
Beach soccer 2 0 1 3
Beach volleyball 0 1 0 1
Beach wrestling 3 0 0 3
Bodybuilding 1 1 0 2
Footvolley 0 1 0 1
Ju-jitsu 0 3 2 5
Muay 1 2 1 4
Total 11 15 9 35

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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