Iran at the 1948 Summer Olympics

Iran competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 36 competitors, all men, took part in 23 events in 5 sports.[1] The country's sole medal was a weightlifting bronze won in the featherweight division by Jafar Salmasi.[1][2]

Iran at the
1948 Summer Olympics
State flag of Iran (1933–1964).svg
IOC codeIRI
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Iran
Websitewww.olympic.ir (in Persian and English)
in London
Competitors36 in 5 sports
Flag bearerMostafa Baharmast
Medals
Ranked 34th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

 
Iran National Basketball Team
Sport Men Women Total
Basketball 13 13
Boxing 8 8
Shooting 3 3
Weightlifting 5 5
Wrestling 7 7
Total 36 0 36

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1
Total 0 0 1 1

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Bronze Jafar Salmasi Weightlifting Men's 60 kg

Results by eventEdit

BasketballEdit

Men[3]
Squad list Preliminary group Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Group D Rank
Kazem Ashtari
Hossein Jabbarzadegan
Houshang Rafatjah
Abolfazl Solbi
Asghar Ehsasi
Hossein Karandish
Fereydoun Sadeghi
Hossein Soroudi
Fereydoun Esfandiari
Farhang Mohtadi
Ziaeddin Shadman
Hossein Soudipour
Hossein Hashemi
Coach: Kazem Rahbari
  France
L 30–62
4 9th–16th places
  Canada
L 25–81
13th–16th places
  Hungary
W 2–0, WO
13th place match
  Cuba
L 36–70
14
  Ireland
W 49–22
  Mexico
L 27–68
  Cuba
L 30–63

BoxingEdit

Men[4]
Athlete Event 1st round 2nd round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Ghasem Rasaeli 51 kg   Corman (NED)
L Points
Did not advance 17
Emmanuel Aghassian 54 kg   Vicente (ESP)
L Points
Did not advance 17
Jamshid Fani 58 kg   Savoie (CAN)
L Disqualification
Did not advance 17
Masoud Rahimiha 62 kg   López (ARG)
L Points
Did not advance 17
George Issabeg 67 kg   D'Ottavio (ITA)
L Points
Did not advance 17
Hossein Tousi 73 kg   Karlsson (SWE)
W Points
  McKeon (IRL)
L Points
Did not advance 9
Eskandar Shora 80 kg Bye   Di Segni (ITA)
L Points
Did not advance 9
Mohammad Jamshidabadi +80 kg Bye   Nilsson (SWE)
L Disqualification
Did not advance 9

ShootingEdit

Open[5]
Athlete Event Score Rank
Farhang Khosro Panah 50 m rifle prone 545 69
300 m rifle 3 positions 472 36
Molla Zal 50 m rifle prone 511 71
300 m rifle 3 positions 660 34
Mahmoud Sakhaie 50 m rifle prone 552 67
300 m rifle 3 positions 587 35

WeightliftingEdit

Men[6]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Mahmoud Namjoo 56 kg 82.5 82.5 122.5 OR 287.5 5
Jafar Salmasi 60 kg 100.0 OR 97.5 115.0 312.5  
Asadollah Mahini 67.5 kg 85.0 92.5 117.5 295.0 19
Nasser Mirghavami 75 kg 102.5 95.0 130.0 327.5 13
Rasoul Raeisi 82.5 kg 110.0 110.0 135.0 355.0 8

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle[7]
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 / 8 Rank
Mansour Raeisi 52 kg   Jernigan (USA)
L 0–3
  Harris (AUS)
W Fall
  Jadhav (IND)
W Fall
  Balamir (TUR)
L 0–3
Did not advance 4
Hassan Saadian 62 kg   Bilge (TUR)
L Fall
  Moore (USA)
W 2–1
  Tóth (HUN)
L 0–3
Did not advance 11
Ali Ghaffari 67 kg   Ries (RSA)
L 0–3
  Kim (KOR)
W Fall
  Koll (USA)
L Fall
Did not advance 11
Abbas Zandi 73 kg   Estrada (MEX)
W Fall
  Doğu (TUR)
L Fall
  Leclerc (FRA)
L 0–3
Did not advance 7
Abbas Hariri 79 kg   Brand (USA)
L 1–2
Did not appear Did not advance 16
Mansour Mirghavami 87 kg   Morton (RSA)
L 0–3
  Tarányi (HUN)
L 0–3
Did not advance 12
Abolghasem Sakhdari +87 kg Bye   Hutton (USA)
L 1–2
  Antonsson (SWE)
L Fall
Did not advance 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Iran at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 25 October 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2015.
  2. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 726–727. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  3. ^ "1948 Olympic Games : Tournament for Men". International Basketball Federation. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  4. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 411–418. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  5. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 609–614. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  6. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 666–677. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  7. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the XIV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 689–696. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.

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