Komeil Ghasemi

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Komeil Nemat Ghasemi
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Personal information
Nationality Iranian
Born (1988-02-27) 27 February 1988 (age 29)
Sari, Iran
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 115 kg (254 lb)

Komeil Nemat Ghasemi (Persian: کمیل قاسمی‎‎, born 27 February 1988) is an Iranian wrestler who won a bronze medal in the men's freestyle 120 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] He also won a silver medal at the 2011 Asian Wrestling Championships in the 120 kg freestyle discipline.[2] He was born in Sari, in Iran's Mazandaran province.[3] Following his Olympic appearance, Ghasemi won the 120 kg weight class at the 2013 Freestyle World Cup in Tehran, Iran, helping his nation take gold in the tournament.[4] At the 2014 Asian Wrestling Championships he won a gold medal in the 125+ kg freestyle tournament,[5] while at that year's World Championships he took silver in the same event.[6] He took silver in the 125+ kg freestyle event at the 2015 Asian Wrestling Championships, losing the final to Aiaal Lazarev of Kyrgyzstan,[7] and the 2016 Summer Olympics, behind Taha Akgül of Turkey.[8]


  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (August 2012). "Komeil Ghasemi Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  2. ^ "ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIP - TASHKENT 2011" (PDF). International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles. May 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Komeil Ghasemi". Athletes. London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. August 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-11. 
  4. ^ "Iran wins Freestyle Wrestling World Cup". Tehran Times Volume. 11652 22 Feb 2013. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Asian Senior Championship - New Delhi (IND)" (PDF). International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles. April 2014. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  6. ^ "Iran’s Komeil Ghasemi wins silver in World Wrestling Championships". Tehran Times. 2014-09-09. 
  7. ^ "Senior Asian Championship 2015 - Doha (QAT)" (PDF). United World Wrestling. May 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-13. 
  8. ^ "Rio Olympics 2016: Iran's Komeil Ghasemi wins silver in men's freestyle 125 kg". Press TV. 2016-08-21. Retrieved 2016-08-24.