Iraq at the 2006 Asian Games

Iraq, despite going through a civil war, participated in the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha, Qatar.[1]

Iraq at the
2006 Asian Games
Flag of Iraq (2004-2008).svg
IOC codeIRQ
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Iraq
in Doha
Competitors86
Medals
Ranked 29th
Gold
0
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
3
Asian Games appearances (overview)

The country was represented by 86 athletes participating in 17 sports, including football, cue sports, and weightlifting. Its last medals at the Asian Games were in 1986 at Seoul, South Korea, where it won five silver and two bronze medals.[2]

Participation detailsEdit

BoxingEdit

Five boxers represented Iraq in this edition of the Asiad. Three of the five athletes made it to the quarterfinals but none succeeded in pushing through the semifinals, leaving Iraq ranked 15th in boxing.

Entry listEdit

ResultsEdit

  • Venue: ASPIRE Hall 5
Qualification bouts
December 2, 2006
Weight division Corner-Name (NOC) Winner Points Time/Decision
Featherweight RED   MAHDI Suraka (IRQ)
BLUE   SAJID Muhamad (PAK)
RED +27:27 PTS1
Preliminary bouts
December 3, 2006
Flyweight BLUE   MUTUSHR Majeed (IRQ)
RED   SUSA Katsuaki (JPN)
RED 4:24 RSCOS-R3
Featherweight BLUE   MAHDI Suraka (IRQ)
RED   MARCIAL Anthony (PHI)
RED 4:24 RSCOS-R2
December 4, 2006
Light Flyweight RED   NAJAH Ali (IRQ)
BLUE   JIGJID Otgonbayar (MGL)
RED 33:8 PTS
December 5, 2006
Light Welterweight BLUE   ZUHIR Jabar (IRQ)
RED   AMINI Mohammad Naim (AFG)
BLUE 34:13 PTS
Quarterfinals
December 7, 2006
Light Welterweight RED   ZUHIR Jabar (IRQ)
BLUE   SHIN Myung Hoon (KOR)
BLUE 10:29 PTS
December 8, 2006
Light Flyweight BLUE   NAJAH Ali (IRQ)
RED   PANNON Suban (THA)
RED 21:30 PTS
Heavyweight BLUE   ALI Salman (IRQ)
RED   GOTFRID Dmitriy (KAZ)
RED 2:22 RSCOS-R2

Legend:
PTS - Points, Referee Stop Contest, RSCOS - Referee Stop Contest Outscored, R - Round

^1 The winner was based on the points scored on the third round

FootballEdit

Round OneEdit

Group BEdit
 
Unlike other nations, Iraqi olympic football team (U-23) represented the nation in the Asian games.
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   Iraq 3 2 1 0 8 0 +8 7
2   Syria 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3 5
3   Singapore 3 0 2 1 1 3 −2 2
4   Indonesia 3 0 1 2 2 11 −9 1
Source: RSSSF
Indonesia  0–6  Iraq
Karrar 18'
Ahmed 24'
Mostafa 36', 63'
Alwan 82'
Rehema 89'
Attendance: 1300
Referee: Yang Zhiqiang (China)

Iraq  2–0  Singapore
Mostafa 5'
Mahmoud 7'
Attendance: 300
Referee: Abdullah Balideh (Qatar)

Iraq  0–0  Syria
Attendance: 2200
Referee: Krishnan Ramachandran (Malaysia)

Round TwoEdit

Group EEdit
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1   China 3 3 0 0 6 2 +4 9
2   Iraq 3 2 0 1 6 1 +5 6
3   Oman 3 1 0 2 4 5 −1 3
4   Malaysia 3 0 0 3 2 10 −8 0
Source: RSSSF
China PR  1–0  Iraq
Zhou Haibin 7'
Attendance: 615
Referee: Abdulrahman Abdou (Qatar)

Oman  0–2  Iraq
Rehema 30'
Abdul-Zahra 47'+

Malaysia  0–4  Iraq
Rehema 14'
Mahmoud 54', 55'
Mostafa 65'

QuarterfinalEdit

Uzbekistan  1–2  Iraq
Geyhrikh 46'+ Karra 10'
Alwan 95'

Semi finalsEdit

Iraq  1–0  South Korea
Samer 24'

Gold medal matchEdit

Qatar  1–0  Iraq
Bilal 65'
Iraq wins silver medal

WeightliftingEdit

The 21-year-old Harem Ali earned Iraq its first medal in the 2006 Asian games, as he captured bronze in the Men's 77 kg.

Men's 77KgEdit

  • December 4, 18:00
  • Al-Dana Banquet Hall


Athlete NOC Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
LI Hongli   165 196 361
LEE Jeong Jae   150 191 341
ALI Harem   155 186 341

Men's 105KgEdit

  • December 6, 16:00
  • Al-Dana Banquet Hall
Athlete NOC Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
JOUGHILI Ahed   170 222 392
ALJUAIFRI Mahammad   175 216 391
AKHMETOV Bakhyt   175 213 388
KIM Wha Seung   176 200 376
KHUDAIR Khudair   165 205 370

Men's 105+ KgEdit

  • December 6, 19:00
  • Al-Dana Banquet Hall
Athlete NOC Snatch Clean & Jerk Total
REZA ZADEH Hossein   195 230 425
SALEM Jaber   185 225 410
MARTEMYANOV Andrey   168 213 381
MHAMED Haidar   174 206 380

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympic Council of Asia : Games". 2010-11-21. Archived from the original on 2010-11-21. Retrieved 2021-07-27.
  2. ^ "OCA » Seoul 1986". www.ocasia.org. Retrieved 2021-07-27.