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Iran medals’ history in Asian Games

Iran medals’ history in Asian Games
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Iran medals’ history in Asian Games

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Iran Athletics snatched medals in 11 editions of the Asian Games.

Tehran, Iran – As Athletics Federation of IR. Iran reports, Iran athletics succeeded to earn medals in 11 editions of the Asian Games. The editions of the Asian Games in which Iranian athletes earned medals is as follows;

Asian Games 1951 New Delhi:

  • Ali Baghbanbashi – the first Iran athletics medalist in Asian Games – Gold Medal in 5000m.

Asian Games 1958 Tokyo:

  • Mahmoud Khaligh Razavi – Gold medal in 1500m
  • Mahmoud Khaligh razavi – Silver medal in 800m
  • Ali Baghbanbashi – 2 Bronze medals in 5000m and 10000m

Asian Games 1966 Bangkok:

  • Ahmad Mir Hosseini –  Silver medal in 3000m Steeplechase
  • Teymour Ghiyasi – Bronze medal in High Jump
  • Jalal Keshmiri – Silver medal in Discus Throw
  • Jalal Keshmiri – Bronze medal in Shot Put

Asian Games 1970 Bangkok:

  • Teymour Ghiyasi – Gold medal in High Jump
  • Jalal Keshmiri – 2 Silver medals in Discus Throw and Shot Put

Asian Games 1974 Tehran:

  • Teymour Ghiyasi – Gold medal in High Jump
  • Jalal Keshmiri – 2 Gold medals in Discus Throw and Shot Put
  • Seyed Reza Entezari – 2 Silver medals in 400m and 800m.
  • Salman Hessam – Bronze in Discus Throw
  • Fakhredin Alamshah , Seyed Reza Entezari , Houshang Arshadi , Ghasem Koveytipour – Bronze medal in 4 x 400 Relays

Asian Games 1990 Beijing:

  • Mansour Ghorbani – Bronze medal in Discus Throw

Asian Games 1998 Bangkok:

  • Seyed Hamid Sajjadi – Silver medal in 3000m Steeplechase
  • Jafar Babakhani – Bronze medal in 3000m Steeplechase

Asian Games 2002 Bussan:

  • Abbas Samimi – Silver medal in discus throw

Asian Games 2006 Doha:

  • Ehsan Hadadi – Gold medal in Discus Throw
  • Ehsan Mohajer Shojaei – Bronze medal in 800m

Asian Games 2010 Gangzhou:

  • Sajjad Moradi – 2 Gold medals in 800m and 1500m
  • Ehsan Hadadi – Gold medal in Discus Throw
  • Mohammad Samimi – Silver medal in Discus Throw
  • Kaveh Mousavi – Silver Medal in Hammer Throw

Asian Games 2014 Incheon:

  • Ehsan Hadadi – Gold Medal in Discus Throw
  • Leyla Rajabi – Silver medal in Shot Put

Accordingly, considering Iran Athletics medals distribution in the history of Asian Games, Ehsan Hadadi, discus thrower, is regarded as the most honorable athlete in the all editions of The Games earning three Gold medals, Teymour Ghiyasi  owns the second place earning two Gold medals and Sajjad Moradi stands on the third position clinching two Gold medals.

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