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Iran at the 1988 Summer Olympics

Athletes from the Islamic Republic of Iran competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Korea. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after missing both the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics.

Iran at the
1988 Summer Olympics
Flag of Iran.svg
IOC code IRI
(IRN used at these Games)
NOC National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Website www.olympic.ir (in Persian) (in English)
in Seoul
Competitors 27 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Hassan Zahedi
Medals
Ranked 36th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 1 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Contents

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Athletics 1 1
Cycling, Road 6 6
Cycling, Track 2 2
Taekwondo 4 4
Wrestling 15 15
Total 27 0 27

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Taekwondo 1 1
Wrestling 1 1
Total 0 1 0 1

Note: Demonstration sports indicated in italics.

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Silver Askari Mohammadian Wrestling Men's freestyle 57 kg

Results by eventEdit

  AthleticsEdit

Men[1]
Athlete Event Time Rank
Nasser Babapour Marathon 3:00:20 93

CyclingEdit

  RoadEdit

Men[2]
Athlete Event Time Rank
Iraj Amirakhori Road race 4:32:56 56
Mohammad Reza Bajoul Road race Did not finish
Siamak Safarzadeh Road race 4:42:47 93
Mostafa Chaichi
Abbas Esmaeili
Mehrdad Safarzadeh
Siamak Safarzadeh
Team time trial 2:15:29.5 23

  TrackEdit

Men[3]
Athlete Event Qualification 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Time Rank
Jalil Eftekhari 1 km time trial 1:11.683 27
Mostafa Chaichi Individual pursuit Overlapped Did not advance
Athlete Event Qualification Final Rank
Heat Score Rank Score Rank
Jalil Eftekhari Points race 2 13 (–2 laps) 14 Did not advance 29

  WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle[4]
Athlete Event Eliminatory round Final Rank
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 / 7
Nasser Zeinalnia 48 kg   Delgado (COL)
W 17–0
  Şükrüoğlu (TUR)
W 4–3
  Kobayashi (JPN)
L Fall
  Vanni (USA)
L Fall
Did not advance 7th place match
  Anger (GDR)
L Walkover
8
Majid Torkan 52 kg   Lo (TPE)
W 15–0
  Woodcraft (CAN)
W Fall
  Toguzov (URS)
L 2–4
  Trstena (YUG)
L DNF
Did not advance 13
Askari Mohammadian 57 kg   Battuul (MGL)
W Fall
  Kimani (KEN)
W 15–0
  Chen (CHN)
W Fall
  Noh (KOR)
W 16–1
  Ivanov (BUL)
W 5–4
Bye   Beloglazov (URS)
L 1–5
 
Akbar Fallah 62 kg   Farrugia (MLT)
W 15–0
  Kim (KOR)
W 4–3
Bye   Bohay (CAN)
W 6–1
  Polky (GDR)
W 10–3
  Helmdach (FRG)
W 5–0
3rd place match
  Shterev (BUL)
L 2–5
4
  Sarkisyan (URS)
L 1–12
Amir Reza Khadem 68 kg Bye   El-Khodary (EGY)
W 16–0
  Rauhala (FIN)
L 7–8
  Wattar (SYR)
W 17–1
  Fadzayev (URS)
L 4–12
Did not advance 11
Ayat Vagozari 74 kg   Varayev (URS)
L 3–5
  Anwar (PAK)
W 20–9
  Kumar (IND)
W Fall
  Westendorf (GDR)
W 6–3
  Hara (JPN)
W 12–9
  Sofiadi (BUL)
L DNF
5th place match
  Rauhala (FIN)
L DNF
6
Ahmad Afghan 82 kg   Nto (CMR)
W Fall
  Iglesias (ESP)
W 15–0
  Rinke (CAN)
L 6–7
  Sükhbat (MGL)
L 0–15
Did not advance 11
Mohammad Reza Toupchi 90 kg   Lukowski (FRG)
W 3–2
  Alabakov (BUL)
L 2–3
  Kim (KOR)
L DSQP
Did not advance 17
Men's Greco-Roman[5]
Athlete Event Eliminatory round Final Rank
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Round 5 Round 6 / 7
Reza Simkhah 48 kg   Scherer (FRG)
L 5–10
  Yang (CHN)
L 0–16
Did not advance Did not advance 13
Abdolkarim Kakahaji 52 kg   Murtoaro (FIN)
L 8–10
  Miyahara (JPN)
L 1–6
Did not advance 14
Ahad Pazaj 57 kg   Sigde (NOR)
L Fall
  Chestakov (URS)
L 0–15
Did not advance 20
Ahad Javansalehi 62 kg   Madzhidov (URS)
L 3–8
  Lakhal (TUN)
W 5–0
  An (KOR)
L Disqualification
Did not advance Did not advance 10
Masoud Ghadimi 68 kg   Zhao (CHN)
W 2–1
  Abrial (FRA)
L Fall
  Kim (KOR)
L Disqualification
Did not advance 21
Reza Andouz 74 kg   Turlykhanov (URS)
L Fall
  Balcı (TUR)
L DSQP
Did not advance 16
Mehdi Moradi Ganji 82 kg   Stoykov (BUL)
L 0–14
  Fredriksson (SWE)
L DSQP
Did not advance 16

Demonstration sportsEdit

  TaekwondoEdit

Men[6]
Athlete Event 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Fariborz Danesh 50 kg   Rumeon (NED)
W Points
  Torroella (MEX)
L Points
Did not advance 5
Feisal Danesh 58 kg   Carvallo (ECU)
W Points
  Salim (DEN)
W Points
  Sanabria (ESP)
L Points
Did not advance  
Hassan Zahedi 83 kg   Fraser (GBR)
L Walkover
Did not advance
Mansour Bagheri +83 kg   Da Rocha (GHA)
W Points
  Kim (USA)
L Points
Did not advance 5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. p. 239. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. pp. 351 and 355. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. pp. 351–354. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. pp. 655–667. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. pp. 642–650. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "XXIVth Olympiad Seoul 1988 Official Report – Volume 2" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. pp. 708–715. Retrieved 18 June 2011. 

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