Kourosh Bagheri

Kourosh Bagheri (Persian: كوروش باقری, born 21 September 1977 in Kermanshah) is a former Iranian weightlifter who won the gold medal in the Men's 94 kg weight class at the 2001 World Weightlifting Championships. Bagheri was also holding the Asian Record of Snatch in 94 kg at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, as well as the Asian Record of Total in 94 kg at the 2001 World Weightlifting Championships. He was the head coach of Iran's weightlifting team at the London Olympics in summer 2012 in which he coached Iranian weightlifters who won three gold and two silver medals.

Kourosh Bagheri
Personal information
Nationality Iranian
Born (1977-09-21) September 21, 1977 (age 44)[1]
Kermanshah, Iran
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight93.31 kg (205.7 lb)
AwardsOrder of Shoja'at.png Order of Courage (3rd class)[2]
Sport
SportWeightlifting
Event(s)94 kg
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 187.5 kg (2000,OR)
  • Clean and jerk: 222.5 kg (2001)
  • Total: 407.5 kg (2001)

Major resultsEdit

Year Venue Weight Snatch (kg) Clean & Jerk (kg) Total Rank
1 2 3 Rank 1 2 3 Rank
Olympic Games
2000   Sydney, Australia 94 kg 180 187.5 190 2 215 220 220 7 402.5 4
World Championships
1999   Athens, Greece 94 kg 175 180 180 5 210 217.5 217.5 11 390 9
2001   Antalya, Turkey 94 kg 185 185 185   215 220 222.5   407.5  
2002   Warszawa, Poland 94 kg 177.5 177.5 180 -- 210 215 217.5   -- --
2003   Vancouver, Canada 94 kg 175 180 180 9 207.5 207.5 212.5 9 382.5 8
Asian Games
1998   Bangkok, Thailand 94 kg 175 2 202.5 5 377.5  
2002   Busan, South Korea 94 kg 175 175 180 3 210 225 -- 2 385  
Asian Championships
1999   Wuhan, China 94 kg 170   210   380.5  
2003   Qinhuangdao, China 94 kg 170   202.5   372.5  
World Junior Championships
1996   Warsaw, Poland 83 kg 140 150 152.5 4 172.5 175 175 8 325 4
1997   Cape Town, South Africa 91 kg 155 155 162.5   185 190 197.5 4 352.5  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.iwf.net/results/athletes/?athlete=bagheri-kouroush-1977-01-01&id=4291[bare URL]
  2. ^ نشان‌های دولتی در روزهای پایانی خاتمی و احمدی‌نژاد به چه‌کسانی رسید؟. Tasnim News Agency (in Persian). 24 August 2013. Retrieved 15 April 2016.

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