|Iran at the|
|NOC||National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran|
|Asian Games appearances (overview)|
Iran first participated at the Asian Games in 1951, and has sent athletes to compete in every Asian Games since then, except for 1954, 1962 and 1978.
The National Olympic Committee for Iran is the National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and was founded in 1947.
|1951 New Delhi||8||6||2||16||3|
|1954 Manila||Did not participate|
|1962 Jakarta||Did not participate|
|1978 Bangkok||Did not participate|
|1982 New Delhi||4||4||4||12||7|
|1986 Sapporo||Did not participate|
|2009 Bangkok||Did not participate|
|2016 Da Nang||9||6||6||21||4|
|Aquatics, Water polo||1||0||1||2|
|Board games, Chess||0||0||1||1|
|Board games, Chess||1||2||3||6|
|Short course swimming||1||1||1||3|
|Wrestling, Turkmen goresh||0||1||5||6|
|Aquatics, Beach water polo||0||1||0||1|
|Beach sepak takraw||0||0||2||2|
|2002 Kuwait City||9||11||16||36||3|
This is a list of multiple Asian Games gold medalists for Iran, listing people who have won more than two gold medals.
Athletes in bold are still active.
|Event year||Flag bearer||Sport|
|1994||Amir Reza Khadem||Wrestling|
|2010||Samad Nikkhah Bahrami||Basketball|
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