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Iran competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. Iran sent a delegation of 50 competitors, all men, who participated in 33 events in 7 sports. Two competitors in the football tournament did not take part in any matches.[1][2][3]

Iran at the
1972 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) (in English)
in Munich
Competitors50 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Abdollah Movahed
Medals
Ranked 28th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
3
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 3 3
Boxing 5 5
Cycling, Road 4 4
Cycling, Track 4 4
Fencing 2 2
Football 19 19
Weightlifting 3 3
Wrestling 14 14
Total 50 0 50

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Weightlifting 1 1
Wrestling 1 1 2
Total 0 2 1 3

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Mohammad Nassiri Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
  Silver Rahim Aliabadi Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 48 kg
  Bronze Ebrahim Javadi Wrestling Men's freestyle 48 kg

Results by eventEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men[4]
Athlete Event Heat Second round Semifinal Final Rank
Heat Time Rank Heat Time Rank Heat Time Rank Time Rank
Farhad Navab 100 m 4 11.02 6 Did not advance 75
Reza Entezari 400 m 8 47.89 4 Q 2 48.69 8 Did not advance 39
800 m 1 1:50.5 5 Did not advance Did not advance 38
Athlete Event Qualifying round Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Teymour Ghiasi High jump 2.12 25 Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Men[5]
Athlete Event 1/32 final 1/16 final 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Saeid Bashiri 54 kg Bye   Wang (ROC)
L 2–3
Did not advance 17
Jabbar Feli 57 kg Bye   Waruinge (KEN)
L 1–4
Did not advance 17
Hossein Eghmaz 60 kg   Khallafallah (EGY)
W RSC
  Mikhailov (BUL)
L 2–3
Did not advance 17
Nosrat Vakil Monfared 63.5 kg   Montague (IRL)
L RSC
Did not advance 17
Vartex Parsanian 67 kg Bye   Mkanga (TAN)
W 5–0
  Murunga (KEN)
L RSC
Did not advance 9

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Men[6]
Athlete Event Time Rank
Khosro Haghgosha
Mohammad Taghi Khodavand
Gholam Hossein Kouhi
Behrouz Rahbar
Team time trial 2:34:30.7 32

TrackEdit

Men[7]
Athlete Event Preliminary round 2nd round 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Gholam Hossein Kouhi Sprint   Köther (FRG)
  Pedersen (DEN)
L 11.30, DNS
Did not advance
Behrouz Rahbar Sprint   Geschke (GDR)
  Díaz (COL)
L 11.52, DNS
Did not advance
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Time Rank
Behrouz Rahbar 1 km time trial 1:15.39 28
Khosro Haghgosha Individual pursuit 5:22.98 25 Did not advance 25
Khosro Haghgosha
Mohammad Taghi Khodavand
Gholam Hossein Kouhi
Behrouz Rahbar
Team pursuit 5:10.80 22 Did not advance 22

FencingEdit

Men[8]
Athlete Event Eliminating round 1/8 final 1/4 final Semifinal Final Rank
Pools Rank Pools Rank Pools Rank Pools Rank
Pirouz Adamiat Individual épée   Johnson (GBR)
L 4–5
Pool L
6
Did not advance 59
  Schulze (GDR)
L 2–5
  Fenyvesi (HUN)
W 5–2
  Castillejos (MEX)
L 2–5
  von Essen (SWE)
L 3–5
Ali Asghar Pashapour Individual épée   Trost (AUT)
L 3–5
Pool E
5
Did not advance 60
  Uhlig (GDR)
L 3–5
  Manelli (LUX)
L 2–5
  Paramonov (URS)
L 3–5
  Masin (USA)
W 5–3
Individual foil   Wessel (FRG)
L 1–5
Pool A
5
Did not advance 48
  Chan (HKG)
W 5–3
  Kamuti (HUN)
L 2–5
  Calderón (MEX)
L 2–5
  Stankovich (URS)
L 1–5

FootballEdit

Men[9]
Squad list Preliminary round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Group C Rank
Reza Ghoflsaz (reserve)
Ebrahim Ashtiani
Jafar Kashani
Majid Halvaei
Akbar Kargarjam
Parviz Ghelichkhani
Ali Parvin
Ali Jabbari
Mohammad Sadeghi
Safar Iranpak
Asghar Sharafi
Gholam Vafakhah
Javad Ghorab
Mahmoud Khordbin
Mehdi Lavasani
Alireza Azizi
Javad Allahverdi (reserve)
Mehdi Monajati
Mansour Rashidi
Coach: Mohammad Ranjbar
  Hungary
L 0–5
3 Did not advance 9
  Denmark
L 0–4
  Brazil
W 1–0

WeightliftingEdit

Men[10]
Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Mohammad Reza Nasehi 52 kg 95.0 90.0 120.0 305.0 DOP
Mohammad Nassiri 56 kg 127.5 100.0 142.5 370.0  
Nasrollah Dehnavi 67.5 kg 150.0 125.0 160.0 435.0 5

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle[11]
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 / Final Rank
Ebrahim Javadi 48 kg   Gonzales (USA)
D Points
  Jamsran (MGL)
W Fall
  Baygin (TUR)
W Superiority
  Umeda (JPN)
W Points
  Dmitriyev (URS)
W Points
 
  Nikolov (BUL)
L Points
Mohammad Ghorbani 52 kg   Kato (JPN)
L Fall
Did not appear Did not advance 24
Ramezan Kheder 57 kg   Mayer (GDR)
W Points
  Velarde (PER)
W Fall
  Gill (GBR)
W Fall
  Khoilogdorj (MGL)
W Points
  Klinga (HUN)
L Points
  Yanagida (JPN)
L Points
Did not advance 7
Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi 62 kg   Tůma (TCH)
W Superiority
  Ramos (CUB)
W Points
  Koutsoupakis (GRE)
W Superiority
  Toulotte (FRA)
W Superiority
  Abe (JPN)
L Points
Did not appear Did not advance 5
Abdollah Movahed 68 kg   Olmedo (PAN)
W Superiority
Did not appear Did not advance Did not advance 25
Mansour Barzegar 74 kg Bye   Yoshida (JPN)
W Superiority
  Urbanovics (HUN)
D Points
  Gusov (URS)
W Fall
  Seger (FRG)
L Fall
Did not advance 5
Ali Hajiloo 82 kg   Sasaki (JPN)
D Points
  Aspin (NZL)
W Points
  Iorga (ROU)
L Fall
Did not advance 13
Reza Khorrami 90 kg   Martinetti (SUI)
W Fall
  Kamada (JPN)
W Points
  Knoll (FRG)
W Points
  Peterson (USA)
L Points
  Bajkó (HUN)
D Points
Did not advance 5
Abolfazl Anvari 100 kg   Engel (TCH)
W Points
  N'Diaye (SEN)
W Fall
  Bayanmönkh (MGL)
L Fall
  Yarygin (URS)
L Fall
Did not advance Did not advance 7
Moslem Eskandar-Filabi +100 kg   Zambrano (PER)
W Superiority
  Taylor (USA)
L Points
  Makowiecki (POL)
W Fall
  Germer (GDR)
W Points
  Medved (URS)
L Fall
Did not advance 4
Men's Greco-Roman[12]
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 Round 7 / Final Rank
Rahim Aliabadi 48 kg   Sarı (TUR)
W Fall
  Dlimi (TUN)
W Fall
  Maas (FRG)
W Points
  Ishida (JPN)
L Superiority
  Hirvonen (FIN)
W Superiority
  Berceanu (ROU)
L Points
 
  Angelov (BUL)
W Fall
Mehdi Houryar 52 kg   Kirov (BUL)
L Fall
  Zeman (TCH)
L Points
Did not advance Did not advance 15
Firouz Alizadeh 57 kg   Yamamoto (JPN)
L Fall
Did not appear Did not advance 28
Mohammad Dalirian 68 kg   Nakos (GRE)
W Points
  Apostolov (BUL)
L Fall
  Supron (POL)
L Fall
Did not advance 15

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iran at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 9 August 2011. Retrieved 14 February 2011.
  2. ^ "Javad Allehverdi Profile". FIFA. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Reza Ghoflsaz Profile". FIFA. Retrieved 4 November 2014.
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  9. ^ "FIFA Tournaments, Munich 1972". FIFA. Retrieved 18 June 2011.
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