Teymour Ghiasi

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Teymour Ghiasi
Medal record
Representing  Iran
Men's athletics
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1970 Bangkok High jump
Gold medal – first place 1974 Tehran High jump
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Bangkok High jump
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1973 Manila High jump
Gold medal – first place 1975 Seoul High jump

Teymour Ghiasi (Persian: تیمور غیاثی‎‎, born 12 April 1946 in Dargaz) is a retired Iranian high jumper.

Teymour Ghiasi set a new Asian record, earning him a Gold medal during the 1974 Asian Games held in Tehran, Iran. Ghiasi jumped 2.21 meters, defeating Ni Zhiqin of China, who was the unofficial world record holder at 2.29 meters. In the Asian Games, however, Ni Zhiqin jumped only 2.16 meters.[1]


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