Iran at the 1968 Summer Olympics


Iran at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Infobox Olympics Iran
games=1968 Summer
competitors=14
sports=3
flagbearer=Abolfazl Anvari
gold=2
silver=1
bronze=2
total=5
rank=19

Iran competed at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico.

Medalists

Gold

* Mohammad Nassiri - Weightlifting, Men's 56 kg
* Abdollah Movahed - Wrestling, Men's freestyle 70 kg

Silver

* Parviz Jalayer - Weightlifting, Men's 67.5 kg

Bronze

* Aboutaleb Talebi - Wrestling, Men's freestyle 57 kg
* Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi - Wrestling, Men's freestyle 63 kg

Results by event


=Athletics=

Men's discus throw:
*Jalal Keshmiri - 20th place
*# Qualification - 53.96 m, Did not advance

Men's shot put:
*Jalal Keshmiri - Eliminated
*# Qualification - Did not start


=Weightlifting=

Men's 56 kg:
* Mohammad Nassiri - Gold medal, 367.5 kgMen's 60 kg:
* Nasrollah Dehnavi - 6th place, 365 kgMen's 67.5 kg:
* Parviz Jalayer - Silver medal, 422.5 kgMen's 75 kg:
* Daniel Gorgiz - No mark


=Wrestling=

Freestyle

Men's 52 kg:
* Mohammad Ghorbani - 7th place
*# Round 1 - Defeated José Defran of Dominican Republic by fall, 0 pen
*# Round 2 - Defeated César Solari of Ecuador by fall, 0 pen
*# Round 3 - Defeated Petros Triantafyllidis of Greece by fall, 0 pen
*# Round 4 - Lost to Richard Sanders of United States by fall, 4 pen
*# Round 5 - Lost to Shigeo Nakata of Japan by fall, 8 pen, Eliminated

Men's 57 kg:
* Aboutaleb Talebi - Bronze medal
*# Round 1 - Defeated Javier Raxon of Guatemala by superiority, 0.5 pen
*# Round 2 - Defeated Jan Ahmad of Afghanistan by points, 1.5 pen
*# Round 3 - Defeated Mohammad Sardar of Pakistan by points, 2.5 pen
*# Round 4 - Bye
*# Round 5 - Defeated Donald Behm of United States by points, 3.5 pen
*# Round 6 - Drew with Ali Aliev of Soviet Union, 5.5 pen
*# Final round - Drew with Yojiro Uetake of Japan, 7.5 pen

Men's 63 kg:
* Shamseddin Seyed-Abbasi - Bronze medal
*# Round 1 - Defeated Bobby Douglas of United States by points, 1 pen
*# Round 2 - Defeated Hans-Jürgen Luczak of East Germany by superiority, 1.5 pen
*# Round 3 - Defeated Josef Engel of Czechoslovakia by fall, 1.5 pen
*# Round 4 - Defeated Elkan Tedeev of Soviet Union by points, 2.5 pen
*# Round 5 - Defeated Nikolaos Karypidis of Greece by fall, 2.5 pen
*# Final round 1 - Drew with Enio Todorov of Bulgaria, 2 pen
*# Final round 2 - Lost to Masaaki Kaneko of Japan by points, 5 pen

Men's 70 kg:
* Abdollah Movahed - Gold medal
*# Round 1 - Defeated Gordon Garvie of Canada by superiority, 0.5 pen
*# Round 2 - Defeated Carlos Vario of Argentina by superiority, 1 pen
*# Round 3 - Defeated Guy Marchand of France by superiority, 1.5 pen
*# Round 4 - Defeated Klaus Rost of West Germany by superiority, 2 pen
*# Round 5 - Defeated Udey Chand of India by points, 3 pen
*# Round 6 - Defeated Danzandarjaagiin Sereeter of Mongolia by points, 4 pen
*# Final round - Defeated Enio Valtchev of Bulgaria by points, 5 pen

Men's 78 kg:
* Ali-Mohammad Momeni - 4th place
*# Round 1 - Defeated Kayum Ayub of Afghanistan by superiority, 0.5 pen
*# Round 1 - Defeated Karoly Bajko of Hungary by points, 1.5 pen
*# Round 3 - Lost to Mahmut Atalay of Turkey by points, 4.5 pen
*# Round 4 - Defeated Martin Heinze of West Germany by points, 5.5 pen
*# Round 5 - Defeated Anguele Sotirov of Bulgaria by points, 6.5 pen, Eliminated

Men's 87 kg:
* Mansour Mehdizadeh - Eliminated
*# Round 1 - Lost to Francisc Ballo of Romania, Disqualified, 4 pen
*# Round 2 - Did not show, Eliminated

Men's 97 kg:
* Eskandar Filabi - Eliminated
*# Round 1 - Defeated Victor Vernik of Argentina by superiority, 0.5 pen
*# Round 2 - Lost to Peter Jutzeler of Switzerland by points, 3.5 pen
*# Round 3 - Lost to Shota Lomidze of Soviet Union by points, 6.5 pen, Eliminated

Men's +97 kg:
* Abolfazl Anvari - 6th place
*# Round 1 - Defeated Laszlo Nyers of Hungary by points, 1 pen
*# Round 2 - Defeated Arne Robertsson of Sweden by points, 2 pen
*# Round 3 - Lost to Larry Kristoff of United States by points, 5 pen
*# Round 4 - Lost to Osman Douraliev of Bulgaria by fall, 9 pen, Eliminated

Greco-Roman

Men's 63 kg:
* Hossein Moarreb - Eliminated
*# Round 1 - Defeated Yehya Hassanein of United Arab Republic by fall, 0 pen
*# Round 2 - Lost to Hizir Alakoc of Turkey by points, 3 pen
*# Round 3 - Lost to Dimitar Gualintchev of Bulgaria by fall, 7 pen, Eliminated

References

* [http://www.aafla.org/5va/reports_frmst.htm Official Olympic Reports]
* [http://www.olympic.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp International Olympic Committee results database]
* [http://www.ir-iran-olympic.com/english/e-information2/olympic/1968.html National Olympic Committee of Iran - 1968 Summer Olympics Results for Iran]


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