Iraq at the 2006 Asian Games

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Iraq at the
2006 Asian Games
Flag of Iraq (2004-2008).svg
IOC code IRQ
NOC National Olympic Committee of Iraq
in Doha
Competitors 86
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 2 1 3
Asian Games appearances (overview)

Iraq, despite going through a civil war, participated in the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar.

The country was represented by 86 athletes participating in 17 sports, including football, cue sports, and weightlifting. Iraq earned its first Asian games medal in 20 years. Its last medals at the Asian Games were in 1986 at Seoul, South Korea, where it won five silver and two bronze medals.

Participation details[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Five boxers represented Iraq in this edition of the Asiad. Three of the five athletes made it to the quarterfinals but none succeeded in pushing through the semifinals, leaving Iraq ranked 15th in boxing.

Entry list[edit]

Results[edit]

  • Venue: ASPIRE Hall 5
Qualification bouts
December 2, 2006
Weight division Corner-Name (NOC) Winner Points Time/Decision
Featherweight RED Iraq MAHDI Suraka (IRQ)
BLUE Pakistan SAJID Muhamad (PAK)
RED +27:27 PTS1
Preliminary bouts
December 3, 2006
Flyweight BLUE Iraq MUTUSHR Majeed (IRQ)
RED Japan SUSA Katsuaki (JPN)
RED 4:24 RSCOS-R3
Featherweight BLUE Iraq MAHDI Suraka (IRQ)
RED Philippines MARCIAL Anthony (PHI)
RED 4:24 RSCOS-R2
December 4, 2006
Light Flyweight RED Iraq NAJAH Ali (IRQ)
BLUE Mongolia JIGJID Otgonbayar (MGL)
RED 33:8 PTS
December 5, 2006
Light Welterweight BLUE Iraq ZUHIR Jabar (IRQ)
RED Afghanistan AMINI Mohammad Naim (AFG)
BLUE 34:13 PTS
Quarterfinals
December 7, 2006
Light Welterweight RED Iraq ZUHIR Jabar (IRQ)
BLUE South Korea SHIN Myung Hoon (KOR)
BLUE 10:29 PTS
December 8, 2006
Light Flyweight BLUE Iraq NAJAH Ali (IRQ)
RED Thailand PANNON Suban (THA)
RED 21:30 PTS
Heavyweight BLUE Iraq ALI Salman (IRQ)
RED Kazakhstan GOTFRID Dmitriy (KAZ)
RED 2:22 RSCOS-R2

Legend:
PTS - Points, Referee Stop Contest, RSCOS - Referee Stop Contest Outscored, R - Round

^1 The winner was based on the points scored on the third round

Football[edit]

Round One[edit]

Group B[edit]
Unlike other nations, Iraqi olympic football team (U-23) represented the nation in the Asian games.
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Iraq 7 3 2 1 0 8 0 +8
 Syria 5 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3
 Singapore 2 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2
 Indonesia 1 3 0 1 2 2 11 −9

November 18, 2006
18:00
Indonesia  0–6  Iraq
Karrar 18'
Ahmed 24'
Mostafa 36', 63'
Alwan 82'
Rehema 89'
Al-Ahly Stadium
Attendance: 1300
Referee: Yang Zhiqiang (China)

November 21, 2006
18:00
Iraq  2–0  Singapore
Mostafa 5'
Mahmoud 7'
Al-Ahly Stadium
Attendance: 300
Referee: Abdullah Balideh (Qatar)

November 24, 2006
18:00
Iraq  0–0  Syria
Al-Ahly Stadium
Attendance: 2200
Referee: Krishnan Ramachandran (Malaysia)

Round Two[edit]

Group E[edit]
Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 China PR 9 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4
 Iraq 6 3 2 0 1 6 1 +5
 Oman 3 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1
 Malaysia 0 3 0 0 3 2 10 −8

November 29, 2006
19:45
China PR  1–0  Iraq
Zhou Haibin 7'
Grand Hamad Stadium
Attendance: 615
Referee: Abdulrahman Abdou (Qatar)

December 3, 2006
19:45
Oman  0–2  Iraq
Rehema 30'
Abdul-Zahra 47'+

December 6, 2006
19:45
Malaysia  0–4  Iraq
Rehema 14'
Mahmoud 54', 55'
Mostafa 65'

Quarterfinal[edit]

December 9, 2006
16:00
Uzbekistan  1–2  Iraq
Geyhrikh 46'+ Karra 10'
Alwan 95'

Semi finals[edit]

December 12, 2006
16:00
Iraq  1–0  South Korea
Samer 24'

Gold medal match[edit]

December 15, 2006
15:00
Qatar  1–0  Iraq
Bilal 65'
Iraq wins silver medal

Weightlifting[edit]

The 21-year-old Harem Ali earned Iraq its first medal in the 2006 Asian games, as he captured bronze in the Men's 77 kg.

Men's 77Kg[edit]

  • December 4, 18:00
  • Al-Dana Banquet Hall


Athlete NOC Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
LI Hongli China 165 196 361
LEE Jeong Jae South Korea 150 191 341
ALI Harem Iraq 155 186 341

Men's 105Kg[edit]

  • December 6, 16:00
  • Al-Dana Banquet Hall
Athlete NOC Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
JOUGHILI Ahed Syria 170 222 392
ALJUAIFRI Mahammad Iraq 175 216 391
AKHMETOV Bakhyt Kazakhstan 175 213 388
KIM Wha Seung South Korea 176 200 376
KHUDAIR Khudair Iraq 165 205 370

Men's 105+ Kg[edit]

  • December 6, 19:00
  • Al-Dana Banquet Hall
Athlete NOC Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
REZA ZADEH Hossein Iran 195 230 425
SALEM Jaber Qatar 185 225 410
MARTEMYANOV Andrey Uzbekistan 168 213 381
MHAMED Haidar Iraq 174 206 380