Iran at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Iran competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico. 14 athletes represented Iran in the 1968 Olympics.[1]

Iran at the
1968 Summer Olympics
State Flag of Iran (1964-1980).svg
IOC codeIRI
(IRN used at these Games)
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Iran
Websitewww.olympic.ir (in Persian and English)
in Mexico City
Competitors14 in 3 sports
Flag bearerAbolfazl Anvari
Medals
Ranked 19th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1
Weightlifting 4 4
Wrestling 9 9
Total 14 0 14

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1 2
Wrestling 1 2 3
Total 2 1 2 5

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Mohammad Nassiri Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
  Gold Abdollah Movahed Wrestling Men's freestyle 70 kg
  Silver Parviz Jalayer Weightlifting Men's 67.5 kg
  Bronze Aboutaleb Talebi Wrestling Men's freestyle 57 kg
  Bronze Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi Wrestling Men's freestyle 63 kg

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men[2]
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Jalal Keshmiri Shot put Did not start Did not advance
Discus throw 53.96 20 Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men[3]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Mohammad Nassiri 56 kg 112.5 105.0 150.0 WR 367.5  
Nasrollah Dehnavi 60 kg 117.5 107.5 140.0 365.0 6
Parviz Jalayer 67.5 kg 125.0 132.5 165.0 422.5  
Daniel Gevargiz 75 kg No mark

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle[4]
Athlete Event 1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round 5th round 6th round 7th / Final round Rank
Mohammad Ghorbani 52 kg   Defran (DOM)
W Fall
  Solari (ECU)
W Fall
  Triantafyllidis (GRE)
W Fall
  Sanders (USA)
L Fall
  Nakata (JPN)
L Fall
Did not advance 7
Aboutaleb Talebi 57 kg   Raxon (GUA)
W Superiority
  Ahmad (AFG)
W Points
  Sardar (PAK)
W Points
Bye   Behm (USA)
W Points
  Aliyev (URS)
D Points
  Uetake (JPN)
D Points
 
Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi 63 kg   Douglas (USA)
W Points
  Luczak (GDR)
W Superiority
  Engel (TCH)
W Fall
  Tedeyev (URS)
W Points
  Karypidis (GRE)
W Fall
  Todorov (BUL)
D Points
 
  Kaneko (JPN)
L Points
Abdollah Movahed 70 kg   Garvie (CAN)
W Superiority
  Vario (ARG)
W Superiority
  Marchand (FRA)
W Superiority
  Rost (FRG)
W Superiority
  Chand (IND)
W Points
  Sereeter (MGL)
W Points
  Valchev (BUL)
W Points
 
Ali-Mohammad Momeni 78 kg   Ayub (AFG)
W Superiority
  Bajkó (HUN)
W Points
  Atalay (TUR)
L Points
  Heinze (GDR)
W Points
  Sotirov (BUL)
W Points
Did not advance 4
Mansour Mehdizadeh 87 kg   Balla (ROU)
L Disqualification
Did not appear Did not advance 22
Moslem Eskandar-Filabi 97 kg   Vernik (ARG)
W Superiority
  Jutzeler (SUI)
L Points
  Lomidze (URS)
L Points
Did not advance Did not advance 9
Abolfazl Anvari +97 kg   Nyers (HUN)
W Points
  Robertsson (SWE)
W Points
  Kristoff (USA)
L Points
  Duraliev (BUL)
L Fall
Did not advance Did not advance 6
Men's Greco-Roman[5]
Athlete Event 1st round 2nd round 3rd round 4th round 5th round 6th round Final round Rank
Hossein Moarreb 63 kg   Hassanein (EGY)
W DNF
  Alakoç (TUR)
L Points
  Galinchev (BUL)
L Fall
Did not advance 11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iran at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 September 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  2. ^ "The Official Report of The Games of the XIV Olympiad Mexico City 1968, Volume III, Part 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. p. 112. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2008. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  3. ^ "The Official Report of The Games of the XIV Olympiad Mexico City 1968, Volume III, Part 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. p. 286. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2008. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  4. ^ "The Official Report of The Games of the XIV Olympiad Mexico City 1968, Volume III, Part 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. pp. 300–308. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2008. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
  5. ^ "The Official Report of The Games of the XIV Olympiad Mexico City 1968, Volume III, Part 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 3 January 2011. p. 311. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2008. Retrieved 18 June 2011.

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