Nasser Givehchi (Persian: ناصر گیوه چی‎, November 12, 1932 – May 15, 2017) was an Iranian featherweight freestyle wrestler. He competed at the 1952 and 1956 Olympics and won a silver medal in 1952. He ranked fifth at the 1954 World Wrestling Championships[4] and won a bronze medal at the 1958 Asian Games.[1][2] After retiring from competitions he had a long career as a national wrestling coach and international referee.[3][2]

Nasser Givehchi
Nasser Givehchi 1952.jpg
Givehchi at the 1952 Olympics
Personal information
BornNovember 12, 1932[1]
Tehran, Iran[2]
DiedMay 15, 2017 (aged 84)[3]
Tehran, Iran[3]
Sport
SportFreestyle wrestling

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nasser Givehchi". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 28 March 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Nasser Givehchi. National Olympic Committee of Iran
  3. ^ a b c PressTV-Veteran Iranian wrestler passes away at 86. Presstv.ir (2017-05-16). Retrieved on 2017-06-20.
  4. ^ Givechi, Nasser (IRI). iat.uni-leipzig.de