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    حمید سوریان

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    Hamid Sourian
    حمید سوریان ریحان‌پور
    Hamid Sourian Reihanpour
    (1985-08-24) August 24, 1985 (age 29) Rey, Iran
    1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
    55 kg (121 lb)
    Sport wrestling
    Greco-Roman 55kg
    Babak Rey Wrestling Club
    Competitor for  Iran Men''s Greco-Roman wrestlingOlympic Games World Championships Asian Championships
    Gold 2012 London 55 kg
    Gold 2005 Budapest 55 kg
    Gold 2006 Guangzhou 55 kg
    Gold 2007 Baku 55 kg
    Gold 2009 Herning 55 kg
    Gold 2010 Moscow 55 kg
    Gold 2014 Tashkent 59 kg
    Gold 2007 Bishkek 55 kg
    Gold 2008 Jeju City 55 kg

    Hamid Sourian Reihanpour (Persian: حمید سوریان ریحان‌پور‎, born August 24, 1985 in Rey, Iran) is an Iranian wrestler from Tehran province. He is a six-time world champion in Greco-Roman wrestling. Sourian amazingly won both the Junior World Championships and Senior World Championships in 2005. He is also 2007 and 2008 Asian gold medalist. Sourian won the gold medal in the 55 kg Greco-Roman competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


    Olympic 2008

    Sourian was a strong favorite to win the gold medal at 55 kg in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but was upset in the quarterfinals by eventual gold medalist Nazyr Mankiev of Russia. Sourian was defeated in the bronze medal match by South Korea''s Park Eun-Chul, Sourian had beaten Park in two different world championship finals prior to this Bronze medal match. In both his losses, he lost on tie-breaker criteria.

    Summer Olympics 2012

    On 5 August 2012, he won his country''s first ever gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, defeating Azerbaijan''s Rovshan Bayramov in the 55 kg final.


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