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    * Iran at the 1956 Summer Olympics *

    ایران در المپیک تابستانی 1956م


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    (Wikipedia) - Iran at the 1956 Summer Olympics Iran at the Olympic Games At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne/Stockholm Competitors Flag bearer Summer Games Winter Games
    IOC code  NOC Website
    Flag of Iran
    IRI
    National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    www.olympic.ir (Persian) (English)
    17 in 3 sports
    Mahmoud Namjoo
    Medals Rank: 14 Gold 2 Silver 2 Bronze 1 Total 5
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    Iran competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia. 17 athletes and represented Iran in the 1956 Olympics.

    Contents

    Competitors Sport Men Women Total Total 17 0 17
    Athletics 2 2
    Weightlifting 7 7
    Wrestling 8 8
    Medal summary Medal table Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total Total 2 2 1 5
    Weightlifting 1 1
    Wrestling 2 2 4
    Medalists Medal Name Sport Event
    1 ! Gold Emam-Ali Habibi Wrestling Men''s freestyle 67 kg
    1 ! Gold Gholamreza Takhti Wrestling Men''s freestyle 87 kg
    2 ! Silver Mohammad Ali Khojastehpour Wrestling Men''s freestyle 52 kg
    2 ! Silver Mehdi Yaghoubi Wrestling Men''s freestyle 57 kg
    3 ! Bronze Mahmoud Namjoo Weightlifting Men''s 56 kg
    Results by event Athletics Main article: Athletics at the 1956 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Time Rank
    Ali Baghbanbashi Marathon Did not finish
    Athlete Event 100m LJ SP HJ 400m 110m H DT PV JT 1500m Total Rank
    Najmeddin Farabi Decathlon 12.1 572 6.25 575 11.31 524 1.70 656 52.3 684 17.4 372 28.73 347 3.30 438 41.23 375 4:24.8 560 5103 12
    Weightlifting Main article: Weightlifting at the 1956 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
    Mahmoud Namjoo 56 kg 100.0 102.5 130.0 332.5 3 !
    Hossein Zarini 60 kg 92.5 92.5 120.0 305.0 13
    Henrik Tamraz 67.5 kg 115.0 105.0 145.0 365.0 5
    Ebrahim Peiravi 75 kg 107.5 117.5 147.5 372.5 7
    Jalal Mansouri 82.5 kg 132.5 122.5 162.5 417.5 4
    Hassan Rahnavardi 90 kg 140.0 127.5 157.5 425.0 4
    Firouz Pojhan +90 kg 147.5 132.5 170.0 450.0 4
    Wrestling Main article: Wrestling at the 1956 Summer OlympicsMen''s freestyle Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Final round Rank
    Mohammad Ali Khojastehpour 52 kg Bye  Chinazzo (ITA) W 3–0  Delgado (USA) W 3–0  Asai (JPN) W 3–0  Akbaş (TUR) W 3–0 2 !
     Tsalkalamanidze (URS) L Fall
    Mehdi Yaghoubi 57 kg  Shakhov (URS) W 3–0  Jameson (AUS) W Fall  Pandey (IND) W Fall  Dağıstanlı (TUR) L 1–2  Lee (KOR) W 3–0 2 !
    Nasser Givehchi 62 kg  Geldenhuys (RSA) W 3–0  Hall (GBR) W Fall  Penttilä (FIN) L 1–2  Şit (TUR) L 0–3 Did not advance 6
    Emam-Ali Habibi 67 kg  Anderberg (SWE) W Fall  Tóth (HUN) W 3–0  Bielle (FRA) W 3–0  Nizzola (ITA) W 3–0  Kasahara (JPN) W 3–0  Bestayev (URS) W Fall 1 !
    Nabi Sorouri 73 kg  Singh (IND) W Fall  Fischer (USA) L 0–3  Petkov (BUL) W 3–0  de Villiers (RSA) W 3–0 Did not advance 4
    Abbas Zandi 79 kg  Katsuramoto (JPN) W 3–0 Bye  Atlı (TUR) L 0–3  Hodge (USA) L Fall Did not advance 7
    Gholamreza Takhti 87 kg  Theron (RSA) W Fall  Steckle (CAN) W Fall  Ohira (JPN) W Fall  Coote (AUS) W Fall  Kulayev (URS) W 3–0 1 !
     Blair (USA) W 3–0
    Hossein Nouri +87 kg  Mehmedov (BUL) L 0–3  da Silva (NZL) W 3–0  Kaplan (TUR) L Fall Did not advance Did not advance 9

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