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    * Iran at the 2004 Summer Olympics *

    ایران در المپیک تابستانی 2004م


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    Iran competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004. The nation has competed at every Summer Olympic games, since its official debut in 1948 with the exception of the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics. The National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran sent a total of 38 athletes, 37 men and 1 woman, to compete in 10 sports. Half-lightweight judoka Arash Miresmaeili, who later forfeited his first match against Israel''s Ehud Vaks for medical reasons, was the nation''s flag bearer in the opening ceremony.

    Iran left Athens with a total of six medals (two golds, two silver, and two bronze), finishing twenty-ninth in the overall medal standings. Half of these medals were awarded to the athletes in men''s freestyle wrestling. Taekwondo jin Hadi Saei claimed his first ever Olympic title in the men''s featherweight division, in addition to his bronze medal from Sydney.

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    Medalists Further information: 2004 Summer Olympics medal table and List of 2004 Summer Olympics medal winners
    Medal Name Sport Event Date
    1 ! Gold Hossein Rezazadeh Weightlifting Men''s +105 kg 02014-08-25-0000August 25
    1 ! Gold Hadi Saei Taekwondo Men''s 68 kg 02014-08-26-0000August 26
    2 ! Silver Alireza Rezaei Wrestling Men''s freestyle 120 kg 02014-08-28-0000August 28
    2 ! Silver Masoud Mostafa-Jokar Wrestling Men''s freestyle 60 kg 02014-08-29-0000August 29
    3 ! Bronze Yousef Karami Taekwondo Men''s 80 kg 02014-08-27-0000August 27
    3 ! Bronze Alireza Heidari Wrestling Men''s freestyle 96 kg 02014-08-29-0000August 29

    Medals by sport Total 2 2 2 6
    Sport 01 ! 02 ! 03 ! Total
    Taekwondo 1 0 1 2
    Weightlifting 1 0 0 1
    Wrestling 0 2 1 6
    Competitors Sport Men Women Total Total 37 1 38
    Athletics 2 0 2
    Boxing 1 0 1
    Cycling 4 0 4
    Judo 7 0 7
    Shooting 0 1 1
    Swimming 1 0 1
    Table tennis 1 0 1
    Taekwondo 2 0 2
    Weightlifting 6 0 6
    Wrestling 13 0 13
    Athletics Main article: Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Iranian athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ''A'' Standard, and 1 at the ''B'' Standard).

    KeyMen Track & road events Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
    Sajjad Moradi 800 m 1:49.49 7 Did not advance
    Field events Athlete Event Qualification Final Distance Position Distance Position
    Abbas Samimi Discus throw 57.57 28 Did not advance
    Boxing Main article: Boxing at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified one boxer.

    Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Mohammad Asheri Lightweight BYE  Valentino (ITA) L 18–37 Did not advance
    Cycling Main article: Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics Road Athlete Event Time Rank
    Abbas Saeidi Tanha Men''s road race Did not finish
    Amir Zargari Did not finish
    TrackPursuit Athlete Event Qualification Semifinals Final Time Rank Opponent Results Rank Opponent Results Rank
    Hossein Askari Men''s individual pursuit 4:39.302 15 Did not advance
    Omnium Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
    Mehdi Sohrabi Men''s points race Did not finish
    Judo Main article: Judo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Seven Iranian judoka qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics. Half-lightweight judoka Arash Miresmaeili forfeited his first match against Israel''s Ehud Vaks, and accepted his disqualification from the International Judo Federation because a medical condition left him much heavier to fight.

    Men Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Masoud Haji Akhondzadeh −60 kg  Cameroun (CMR) W 0030–0001  Nazaryan (ARM) W 0010–0001  Zintiridis (GRE) W 1000–0021  Khergiani (GEO) L 0011–0122 BYE  Choi M-H (KOR) L 0000–1002 5
    Arash Miresmaeili −66 kg  Vaks (ISR) L WO Did not advance
    Hamed Malekmohammadi −73 kg  Jereb (SLO) W 1000–0010  Bivol (MDA) L 0000–1000 Did not advance  León (VEN) W 1010–0000  Neto (POR) L 0020–1110 Did not advance
    Reza Chahkhandagh −81 kg  Echarte (ESP) W 1000–0000  Hontyuk (UKR) L 0002–1001 Did not advance  Belgaïd (MAR) L 0001–0013 Did not advance
    Abbas Fallah −90 kg  Morgan (CAN) L 0111–1002 Did not advance
    Masoud Khosravinejad −100 kg  Maksimov (RUS) L 0001–0100 Did not advance
    Mahmoud Miran +100 kg  Brutus (HAI) W 1002–0001  Tataroğlu (TUR) W 1000–0010  Pepic (AUS) W 0110–0100  Tmenov (RUS) L 0010–1110 BYE  van der Geest (NED) L 0001–0201 5
    Shooting Main article: Shooting at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified a single shooter.

    Women Athlete Event Qualification Final Points Rank Points Rank
    Nasim Hassanpour 10 m air pistol 376 28 Did not advance
    Swimming Main article: Swimming at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Iran has selected one swimmer under the Universality rule.

    Men Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Babak Farhoudi 100 m freestyle 56.42 61 Did not advance
    Table tennis Main article: Table tennis at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified one table tennis player.

    Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Mohammad Reza Akhlaghpasand Men''s singles  Monteiro (BRA) L 1–4 Did not advance
    Taekwondo Main article: Taekwondo at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Two Iranian taekwondo jin qualified for the 2004 Summer Olympics.

    Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Hadi Saei Men''s −68 kg  Molfetta (ITA) W RSC  Silva (BRA) W 8–6  Song M-S (KOR) W 9–9 SUP BYE  Huang C-H (TPE) W 4–3 01 !
    Yousef Karami Men''s −80 kg  Noikoed (THA) W 16–12  Trenton (AUS) W 13–9  López (USA) L 6–7 BYE  Hamdouni (TUN) W 12–4  Ahmadov (AZE) W 9–8 03 !
    Weightlifting Main article: Weightlifting at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Six Iranian weightlifters qualified for the following events.

    Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank Result Rank Result Rank
    Mehdi Panzvan Men''s −69 kg 147.5 =4 172.5 DNF 147.5 DNF
    Mohammad Hossein Barkhah Men''s −77 kg 160 =5 197.5 6 357.5 5
    Asghar Ebrahimi Men''s −94 kg 165 =16 190 16 355 16
    Shahin Nassirinia 172.5 11 220 =1 392.5 4
    Mohsen Beiranvand Men''s −105 kg 180 DNF DNF
    Hossein Rezazadeh Men''s +105 kg 210 1 263.5 WR 1 472.5 01 !
    Wrestling Main article: Wrestling at the 2004 Summer Olympics

    Key:

    Men''s freestyle Athlete Event Elimination Pool Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Babak Nourzad −55 kg  Naranbaatar (MGL) L 0–3 PO  Kim H-S (KOR) W 3–1 PP N/A 3 Did not advance 16
    Masoud Mostafa-Jokar −60 kg  Prizreni (ALB) W 3–0 PO  Aslanasvili (GRE) W 3–1 PP N/A 1 Q BYE  Inoue (JPN) W 3–1 PP  Quintana (CUB) L 0–3 PO 02 !
    Alireza Dabir −66 kg  Murtazaliev (RUS) L 0–3 PO  Tavkazakhov (UZB) L 1–3 PP N/A 3 Did not advance 18
    Mehdi Hajizadeh −74 kg  Saghirashvili (GEO) W 3–1 PP  Williams (USA) L 0–3 PO N/A 2 Did not advance 13
    Majid Khodaei −84 kg  Kumar (IND) W 3–1 PP  Yokoyama (JPN) W 3–1 PP N/A 1 Q  Sanderson (USA) L 1–3 PP Did not advance  Loizidis (GRE) W 3–0 PO 5
    Alireza Heidari −96 kg  Kurtanidze (GEO) W 3–1 PP  Jaoude (BRA) W 4–0 ST N/A 1 Q  Aghayev (AZE) W 3–0 PO  Ibragimov (UZB) L 1–3 PP  Cormier (USA) W 3–1 PP 03 !
    Alireza Rezaei −120 kg  Boyadzhiev (BUL) W 3–0 PO  Ösökhbayar (MGL) W 3–0 PO  Hrynkevich (BLR) W 3–0 PO 1 Q BYE  Mutalimov (KAZ) W 3–1 PP  Taymazov (UZB) L 0–5 VT 02 !
    Men''s Greco-Roman Athlete Event Elimination Pool Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Hassan Rangraz −55 kg  Rivas (CUB) L 1–3 PP  Benchenaf (ALG) W 4–0 ST N/A 2 Did not advance 9
    Ali Ashkani −60 kg  Monzón (CUB) L 1–3 PP  Tüfenk (TUR) L 1–3 PP  Gikas (GRE) W 3–1 PP 3 Did not advance 11
    Parviz Zeidvand −66 kg  Begaliev (KGZ) W 3–0 PO  Sánchez (ESP) W 3–1 PP N/A 1 Q  Mansurov (AZE) L 1–3 PP Did not advance  Kim I-S (KOR) L 0–5 EV DSQ
    Behrouz Jamshidi −84 kg  Avramis (GRE) L 1–3 PP  Aanes (NOR) W 3–0 PO N/A 2 Did not advance 9
    Masoud Hashemzadeh −96 kg  Sudureac (ROM) W 3–1 PP  Ežerskis (LTU) W 5–0 VT N/A 1 Q  Chkhaidze (KGZ) W 3–1 PP  Nozadze (GEO) L 1–3 PP  Özal (TUR) L 1–3 PP DSQ*
    Sajjad Barzi −120 kg  Deák-Bárdos (HUN) W 3–1 PP  Ahokas (FIN) W 3–1 PP N/A 1 Q  Szczepaniak (FRA) W 3–0 PO  Baroyev (RUS) L 0–3 PO  Gardner (USA) L 0–3 PO 4

    * Masoud Hashemzadeh was disqualified for protesting after the bronze medal match.

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