Masoud Khosravinejad

Masoud Khosravinejad (Persian: مسعود خسروی نژاد‎; born March 25, 1980 in Tehran) was an Iranian judoka who competed in the men's half-heavyweight category.[1] He finished fifth in the 90-kg division at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, South Korea, and later represented his nation Iran at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

Masoud Khosravinejad
Personal information
Full nameMasoud Khosravinejad
Nationality Iran
Born (1980-03-25) 25 March 1980 (age 39)
Tehran, Iran
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb)
Sport
SportJudo
Event(s)100 kg

Khosravinejad has been selected to the Iranian squad in the men's half-heavyweight class (100 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, based on the nation's entry to the top 22 for his own division in the world rankings by the International Judo Federation.[2] He conceded three shido penalties and succumbed to a waza-ari hold from Russia's Dmitry Maksimov during their opening match.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Masoud Khosravinejad". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Iran: Athens 2004 Olympics". Pars Times. Retrieved 23 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Judo: Men's Half-Heavyweight (100kg/220 lbs) Round of 32". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.

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