Iran at the 1952 Summer Olympics

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Iran at the
1952 Summer Olympics
State Flag of Iran (1933-1964).svg
IOC code IRI
NOC National Olympic Committee of Iran
Website www.olympic.ir  (in Persian and English)
in Helsinki
Competitors22 in 4 sports
Flag bearer Mahmoud Namjoo
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
4
Total
7
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Iran competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 22 athletes and represented Iran in the 1952 Olympics. [1] [2]

Contents

Competitors

SportMenWomenTotal
Athletics 11
Boxing 66
Weightlifting 77
Wrestling 88
Total22022

Medal summary

Medal table

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
Weightlifting 112
Wrestling 235
Total0347

Medalists

MedalNameSportEvent
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Mahmoud Namjoo Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Nasser Givehchi Wrestling Men's freestyle 62 kg
Silver medal icon.svg Silver Gholamreza Takhti Wrestling Men's freestyle 79 kg
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Ali Mirzaei Weightlifting Men's 56 kg
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Mahmoud Mollaghasemi Wrestling Men's freestyle 52 kg
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Tofigh Jahanbakht Wrestling Men's freestyle 67 kg
Bronze medal icon.svg Bronze Abdollah Mojtabavi Wrestling Men's freestyle 73 kg

Results by event

Athletics

Men [3]
AthleteEventFirst roundFinalRank
HeatTimeRankTimeRank
Ali Baghbanbashi 5000 m 215:03.011Did not advance36
3000 m steeplechase 29:13.26Did not advance17

Boxing

Men [4]
AthleteEventFirst roundSecond roundQuarterfinalSemifinalFinalRank
Fazlollah Nikkhah 54 kg ByeFlag of South Korea (1949-1984).png  Kang  (KOR)
L 0–3
Did not advance9
Emmanuel Aghassian 57 kg Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  Leisching  (RSA)
L 0–3
Did not advance17
Petros Nazarbegian 60 kg ByeFlag of Finland.svg  Pakkanen  (FIN)
L 0–3
Did not advance9
Ebrahim Afsharpour 63.5 kg Flag of Ireland.svg  Milligan  (IRL)
L 0–3
Did not advance17
George Issabeg 67 kg Flag of Egypt (1922-1958).svg  Abdelrahman  (EGY)
W Disqualification
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Linneman  (NED)
L 1–2
Did not advance9
Ardashes Saginian 71 kg Flag of Argentina.svg  Herrera  (ARG)
L 0–3
Did not advance17

Weightlifting

Men [5]
AthleteEventPressSnatchClean & JerkTotalRank
Ali Mirzaei 56 kg 95.092.5112.5300.0Bronze medal icon.svg
Mahmoud Namjoo 56 kg 90.095.0122.5307.5Silver medal icon.svg
Mohsen Tabatabaei 60 kg 90.097.5120.0307.58
Hassan Ferdos 67.5 kg 102.5107.5135.0345.05
Jalal Mansouri 75 kg 110.0107.5140.0357.58
Hassan Rahnavardi 82.5 kg 120.0122.5160.0402.54
Firouz Pojhan 90 kg 112.5120.0155.0387.55

Wrestling

Men's freestyle [6]
AthleteEventFirst roundSecond roundThird roundFourth roundFifth roundFinal roundRank
Mahmoud Mollaghasemi 52 kg Flag of India.svg  Das  (IND)
W Fall
Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  Baise  (RSA)
W Fall
Flag of Germany.svg  Weber  (GER)
W3–0
Flag of Turkey.svg  Gemici  (TUR)
W2–1
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Sayadov  (URS)
W2–1
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Kitano  (JPN)
L 0–3
Bronze medal icon.svg
Mehdi Yaghoubi 57 kg Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Mammadbeyov  (URS)
L Fall
US flag 48 stars.svg  Borders  (USA)
W3–0
Flag of Egypt (1922-1958).svg  Shehata  (EGY)
W3–0
Did not advance8
Nasser Givehchi 62 kg Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Hall  (GBR)
W3–0
ByeFlag of India.svg  Mangave  (IND)
W3–0
Flag of Egypt (1922-1958).svg  Essawi  (EGY)
W2–1
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Tominaga  (JPN)
W2–1
Flag of Turkey.svg  Şit  (TUR)
L 0–3
Silver medal icon.svg
US flag 48 stars.svg  Henson  (USA)
W2–1
Tofigh Jahanbakht 67 kg Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Gál  (HUN)
W3–0
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Myland  (GBR)
W Fall
Flag of Turkey.svg  Yüce  (TUR)
W2–1
Flag of Germany.svg  Nettesheim  (GER)
W2–1
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Yaltyryan  (URS)
W3–0
Flag of Sweden.svg  Anderberg  (SWE)
L 0–3
Bronze medal icon.svg
US flag 48 stars.svg  Evans  (USA)
L 0–3
Abdollah Mojtabavi 73 kg Flag of Finland.svg  Keisala  (FIN)
W2–1
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Rybalko  (URS)
W2–1
Flag of Australia.svg  Scott  (AUS)
W3–0
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg  Yamazaki  (JPN)
W3–0
Flag of Sweden.svg  Berlin  (SWE)
W3–0
Bronze medal icon.svg
US flag 48 stars.svg  Smith  (USA)
L 0–3
Gholamreza Takhti 79 kg Flag of France.svg  Brunaud  (FRA)
W Fall
Flag of Finland.svg  Lahti  (FIN)
W Fall
Flag of Argentina.svg  Genuth  (ARG)
W Fall
Flag of Turkey.svg  Zafer  (TUR)
W3–0
Flag of Germany.svg  Gocke  (GER)
W3–0
Flag of the Soviet Union (1936-1955).svg  Tsimakuridze  (URS)
L 1–2
Silver medal icon.svg
Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg  Gurics  (HUN)
W Walkover
Abbas Zandi 87 kg ByeFlag of Australia.svg  Coote  (AUS)
W3–0
Flag of Finland.svg  Sepponen  (FIN)
W3–0
Flag of Sweden.svg  Palm  (SWE)
L 1–2
Did not advance5
Ahmad Vafadar +87 kg Flag of Finland.svg  Kangasniemi  (FIN)
L Fall
Flag of Turkey.svg  Atan  (TUR)
L 1–2
Did not advanceDid not advance9

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