Iran at the 1952 Summer Olympics

Iran competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 22 athletes and represented Iran in the 1952 Olympics.[1][2]

Iran at the
1952 Summer Olympics
State flag of Iran (1933–1964).svg
IOC codeIRI
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Iran
Websitewww.olympic.ir (in Persian and English)
in Helsinki
Competitors22 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Mahmoud Namjoo
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1
Boxing 6 6
Weightlifting 7 7
Wrestling 8 8
Total 22 0 22

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1 2
Wrestling 2 3 5
Total 0 3 4 7

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Mahmoud Namjoo Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
  Silver Nasser Givehchi Wrestling Men's freestyle 62 kg
  Silver Gholamreza Takhti Wrestling Men's freestyle 79 kg
  Bronze Ali Mirzaei Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
  Bronze Mahmoud Mollaghasemi Wrestling Men's freestyle 52 kg
  Bronze Jahanbakht Tofigh Wrestling Men's freestyle 67 kg
  Bronze Abdollah Mojtabavi Wrestling Men's freestyle 73 kg

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men[3]
Athlete Event First round Final Rank
Heat Time Rank Time Rank
Ali Baghbanbashi 5000 m 2 15:03.0 11 Did not advance 36
3000 m steeplechase 2 9:13.2 6 Did not advance 17

BoxingEdit

Men[4]
Athlete Event First round Second round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Fazlollah Nikkhah 54 kg Bye   Kang (KOR)
L 0–3
Did not advance 9
Emmanuel Aghassian 57 kg   Leisching (RSA)
L 0–3
Did not advance 17
Petros Nazarbegian 60 kg Bye   Pakkanen (FIN)
L 0–3
Did not advance 9
Ebrahim Afsharpour 63.5 kg   Milligan (IRL)
L 0–3
Did not advance 17
George Issabeg 67 kg   Abdelrahman (EGY)
W Disqualification
  Linneman (NED)
L 1–2
Did not advance 9
Ardashes Saginian 71 kg   Herrera (ARG)
L 0–3
Did not advance 17

WeightliftingEdit

Men[5]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Ali Mirzaei 56 kg 95.0 92.5 112.5 300.0  
Mahmoud Namjoo 56 kg 90.0 95.0 122.5 307.5  
Mohsen Tabatabaei 60 kg 90.0 97.5 120.0 307.5 8
Hassan Ferdos 67.5 kg 102.5 107.5 135.0 345.0 5
Jalal Mansouri 75 kg 110.0 107.5 140.0 357.5 8
Hassan Rahnavardi 82.5 kg 120.0 122.5 160.0 402.5 4
Firouz Pojhan 90 kg 112.5 120.0 155.0 387.5 5

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle[6]
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Final round Rank
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi 52 kg   Das (IND)
W Fall
  Baise (RSA)
W Fall
  Weber (GER)
W 3–0
  Gemici (TUR)
W 2–1
  Sayadov (URS)
W 2–1
  Kitano (JPN)
L 0–3
 
Mehdi Yaghoubi 57 kg   Mammadbeyov (URS)
L Fall
  Borders (USA)
W 3–0
  Shehata (EGY)
W 3–0
Did not advance 8
Nasser Givehchi 62 kg   Hall (GBR)
W 3–0
Bye   Mangave (IND)
W 3–0
  Essawi (EGY)
W 2–1
  Tominaga (JPN)
W 2–1
  Şit (TUR)
L 0–3
 
  Henson (USA)
W 2–1
Jahanbakht Tofigh 67 kg   Gál (HUN)
W 3–0
  Myland (GBR)
W Fall
  Yüce (TUR)
W 2–1
  Nettesheim (GER)
W 2–1
  Yaltyryan (URS)
W 3–0
  Anderberg (SWE)
L 0–3
 
  Evans (USA)
L 0–3
Abdollah Mojtabavi 73 kg   Keisala (FIN)
W 2–1
  Rybalko (URS)
W 2–1
  Scott (AUS)
W 3–0
  Yamazaki (JPN)
W 3–0
  Berlin (SWE)
W 3–0
 
  Smith (USA)
L 0–3
Gholamreza Takhti 79 kg   Brunaud (FRA)
W Fall
  Lahti (FIN)
W Fall
  Genuth (ARG)
W Fall
  Zafer (TUR)
W 3–0
  Gocke (GER)
W 3–0
  Tsimakuridze (URS)
L 1–2
 
  Gurics (HUN)
W Walkover
Abbas Zandi 87 kg Bye   Coote (AUS)
W 3–0
  Sepponen (FIN)
W 3–0
  Palm (SWE)
L 1–2
Did not advance 5
Ahmad Vafadar +87 kg   Kangasniemi (FIN)
L Fall
  Atan (TUR)
L 1–2
Did not advance Did not advance 9

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iran at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 15 October 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  2. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. p. 247. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  3. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 288 and 301. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  4. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 404–421. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  5. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 388–398. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  6. ^ "The Official Report of the Organising Committee for the Games of the XV Olympiad" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 353–368. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 April 2008. Retrieved 31 May 2011.

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