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    ایران در المپیک تابستانی 2008م


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    (Wikipedia) - Iran at the 2008 Summer Olympics Iran at the Olympic Games At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing Competitors Flag bearer Summer Games Winter Games
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    National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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    Iran sent a team to compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. In total 55 Iranian athletes went to Beijing, including three women. These Olympics are regarded as less successful than their previous Games, as Iran only achieved one gold and one bronze medal.

    Contents

    Medalists
    Medal Name Sport Event
    1 ! Gold Hadi Saei Taekwondo Men''s 80 kg
    3 ! Bronze Morad Mohammadi Wrestling Men''s freestyle 60 kg
    Medals by sport Total 1 0 1 2
    Sport 01 ! 02 ! 03 ! Total
    Taekwondo 1 0 0 1
    Wrestling 0 0 1 1
    Competitors Sport Men Women Total Total 52 3 55
    Archery 1 1 2
    Athletics 6 0 6
    Badminton 1 0 1
    Basketball 12 0 12
    Boxing 3 0 3
    Cycling 3 0 3
    Judo 6 0 6
    Rowing 1 1 2
    Swimming 1 0 1
    Table tennis 1 0 1
    Taekwondo 2 1 3
    Weightlifting 3 0 3
    Wrestling 12 0 12
    Archery Main article: Archery at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Score Seed Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Rank
    Hojjatollah Vaezi Men''s individual 604 63  Champia (IND) L 98–112 Did not advance
    Najmeh Abtin Women''s individual 568 60  Kwon U-S (PRK) L 96–106 Did not advance
    Athletics Main article: Athletics at the 2008 Summer OlympicsKeyMen Track & road events Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
    Sajjad Moradi 800 m 1:46.10 6 q 1:46.08 5 Did not advance
    Ehsan Mohajer Shojaei 1:49.25 8 Did not advance
    Field events Athlete Event Qualification Final Distance Position Distance Position
    Ehsan Haddadi Discus throw 61.34 17 Did not advance
    Amin Nikfar Shot put NM Did not advance
    Abbas Samimi Discus throw 59.92 26 Did not advance
    Combined events – Decathlon Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank Result Points
    Hadi Sepehrzad10.92 6.80 16.02 1.90 50.75 14.64 50.32 4.00 49.56 5:06.67 7483 22
    878 767 852 714 780 894 877 617 582 522
    Badminton Main article: Badminton at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Opposition Score Rank
    Kaveh Mehrabi Men''s singles  Hsieh (TPE) L 16–21, 12–21 Did not advance
    Basketball Main article: Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics Men''s tournamentRoster

    The following is the Iran roster in the men''s basketball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.

    Iran men''s national basketball team – 2008 Summer Olympics roster Players Coaches
    Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
    4.5 !F/C 4 Doraghi, Ali 700123000000000000023 – (1984-09-20)September 20, 1984 83 !6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Petrochimi Iran !
    1.0 !PG 5 Amini, Amir 700124000000000000024 – (1984-06-10)June 10, 1984 75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Kaveh Iran !
    1.0 !PG 6 Davari, Javad 700125000000000000025 – (1983-04-25)April 25, 1983 73 !6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Petrochimi Iran !
    1.0 !PG 7 Kamrani, Mehdi 700126000000000000026 – (1982-06-01)June 1, 1982 71 !5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) Mahram Iran !
    2.0 !SG 8 Davarpanah, Saeid 700120000000000000020 – (1987-09-07)September 7, 1987 75 !6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Kaveh Iran !
    2.0 !SG 9 Zandi, Iman 700126000000000000026 – (1981-09-19)September 19, 1981 74 !6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) BEEM Iran !
    2.0 !SG 10 Afagh, Hamed 700125000000000000025 – (1983-02-01)February 1, 1983 76 !6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Saba Battery Iran !
    4.5 !F/C 11 Sohrabnejad, Hamed 700125000000000000025 – (1983-05-07)May 7, 1983 81 !6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) Mahram Iran !
    4.0 !PF 12 Sahakian, Oshin 700122000000000000022 – (1986-03-21)March 21, 1986 79 !6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Zob Ahan Iran !
    5.0 !C 13 Nabipour, Mousa 700124000000000000024 – (1983-08-14)August 14, 1983 83 !6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) Kaveh Iran !
    3.0 !SF 14 Nikkhah Bahrami, Samad (C) 700125000000000000025 – (1983-05-11)May 11, 1983 79 !6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Mahram Iran !
    5.0 !C 15 Haddadi, Hamed 700123000000000000023 – (1985-05-19)May 19, 1985 86 !7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) Saba Battery Iran !
    Head coach
    • Rajko Toroman
    Assistant coach(es)
    • Mehran Hatami
    • Srđan Petković
    Legend
    • (C) Team captain
    • nat field describes country of last club before the tournament
    • Age field is age on August 9, 2008
    Group play
    Qualified for the quarterfinals
    TeamPld W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
     Lithuania 5 4 1 425 400 +25 9 1–0
     Argentina 5 4 1 425 361 +64 9 0–1
     Croatia 5 3 2 399 380 +19 8 1–0
     Australia 5 3 2 457 405 +52 8 0–1
     Russia 5 1 4 387 406 −19 6  
     Iran 5 0 5 323 464 −141 5  
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    Russia  71–49  Iran
    Scoring by quarter: 24–5, 14–17, 8–16, 25–11
    Pts: Holden 19 Rebs: Monia 6 Asts: Savrasenko 4 Pts: Nikkhah 16 Rebs: Haddadi 8 Asts: Kamrani 3
    Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
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    Iran  67–99  Lithuania
    Scoring by quarter: 20–15, 14–31, 19–28, 14–25
    Pts: Haddadi 21 Rebs: Sahakian 12 Asts: Amini 4 Pts: Kleiza 22 Rebs: Kleiza 8 Asts: Jasikevičius, Lukauskis, Mačiulis 3
    Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Eddie Rush (USA)
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    Australia  106–68  Iran
    Scoring by quarter: 28–15, 25–14, 22–19, 31–20
    Pts: Newley 24 Rebs: Bogut 7 Asts: Mills, Worthington, Bruton 5 Pts: Nikkhah 23 Rebs: Haddadi 8 Asts: Davari 4
    Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Nikolaos Zavlanos (GRE)
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    Iran  82–97  Argentina
    Scoring by quarter: 14–19, 19–23, 24–30, 25–25
    Pts: Haddadi 21 Rebs: Haddadi 16 Asts: Kamrani 4 Pts: Ginobili 32 Rebs: Scola 7 Asts: Prigioni 6
    Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Nikolaos Pitsilkas (GRE)
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    Iran  57–91  Croatia
    Scoring by quarter: 8–19, 8–35, 23–16, 18–21
    Pts: Nikkhah 25 Rebs: Haddadi 15 Asts: Haddadi 2 Pts: Rozić, Tomas 16 Rebs: Lončar, Barać 7 Asts: Ukić 8
    Wukesong Indoor Stadium, Beijing Attendance: 11,083 Referees: Carl Jungebrand (FIN)
    Boxing Main article: Boxing at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Morteza Sepahvand Light welterweight  Hassini (TUN) W 16–4  Gheorghe (ROU) W 8–4  Díaz (DOM) L 6–11 Did not advance
    Mehdi Ghorbani Light heavyweight  Negrón (PUR) L 4–13 Did not advance
    Ali Mazaheri Heavyweight N/A  Chakhkiyev (RUS) L 3–7 Did not advance
    Cycling Main article: Cycling at the 2008 Summer Olympics Road Athlete Event Time Rank
    Hossein Askari Men''s road race 6:34:22 51
    Men''s time trial 1:08:46 34
    Ghader Mizbani Men''s road race 6:39:42 78
    Mehdi Sohrabi Did not finish
    Judo Main article: Judo at the 2008 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Masoud Akhondzadeh −60 kg BYE  Drakšič (SLO) W 0110–0010  Choi (KOR) L 0000–1000 Did not advance  Albarracín (ARG) W 0020–0001  Sobirov (UZB) L 0001–0010 Did not advance
    Arash Miresmaeili −66 kg BYE  Adamiec (POL) W 0001–0000  Uchishiba (JPN) L 0000–0020 Did not advance  Jacinto (DOM) W 0011–0000  Sharipov (UZB) L 0001–0010 Did not advance
    Ali Maloumat −73 kg N/A  Kanamaru (JPN) W 1001–0001  Pina (POR) W 0111–0001  Dashdavaa (MGL) W 1100–0010  Mammadli (AZE) L 0000–1000 BYE  Guilheiro (BRA) L 0000–1000 5
    Hamed Malekmohammadi −81 kg BYE  Sedej (SLO) W 1000–0000  Camilo (BRA) L 0000–1010 Did not advance
    Hossein Ghomi −90 kg N/A  Kazusionak (BLR) L 0000–1110 Did not advance
    Mohammad Reza Roudaki +100 kg BYE  Rybak (BLR) W 1001–0001  Jónsson (ISL) W 1000–0001  Gujejiani (GEO) L 0000–0011 Did not advance BYE  McCormick (USA) W 1001–0001  Tmenov (RUS) W 1010–0001  Brayson (CUB) L 0000–0200 5
    Rowing Main article: Rowing at the 2008 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Mohsen Shadi Single sculls 7:48.24 5 SE/F BYE 7:20.34 1 FE 7:06.54 25
    Women Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Homa Hosseini Single sculls 9:02.12 4 FE BYE 8:18.20 26

    Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

    Swimming Main article: Swimming at the 2008 Summer OlympicsMen Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Mohammad Alirezaei 100 m breaststroke DNS Did not advance
    Table tennis Main article: Table tennis at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Afshin Norouzi Men''s singles  Bobocica (ITA) L 2–4 Did not advance
    Taekwondo Main article: Taekwondo at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Reza Naderian Men''s −58 kg  Wenceslau (BRA) L 1–2 Did not advance
    Hadi Saei Men''s −80 kg  Bista (NEP) W 7–0  Zhu G (CHN) W 3–2  Ahmadov (AZE) W 4–1 BYE  Sarmiento (ITA) W 6–4 01 !
    Sara Khoshjamal Fekri Women''s −49 kg  Toudali (MAR) W 5–0  Yang S-C (TPE) L 0–2 Did not advance
    Weightlifting Main article: Weightlifting at the 2008 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank Result Rank Result Rank
    Asghar Ebrahimi Men''s −94 kg 180 =3 212 =7 392 7
    Mohsen Biranvand Men''s −105 kg 180 =9 210 10 390 10
    Rashid Sharifi Men''s +105 kg 196 6 230 6 426 6
    Wrestling Main article: Wrestling at the 2008 Summer Olympics

    Key:

    Men''s freestyle Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Abbas Dabbaghi −55 kg BYE  Serrano (COL) W 3–1 PP  Kudukhov (RUS) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 10
    Morad Mohammadi −60 kg BYE  Madany (EGY) W 3–0 PO  Azarbayjani (CAN) W 3–0 PO  Batirov (RUS) L 0–3 PO BYE  Huseynov (AZE) W 3–1 PP 03 !
    Mehdi Taghavi −66 kg BYE  Garcia (CAN) W 3–1 PP  Şahin (TUR) L 0–3 PO Did not advance BYE  Garzón (CUB) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 10
    Meisam Mostafa-Jokar −74 kg BYE  Terziev (BUL) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 19
    Reza Yazdani −84 kg  Horbik (POL) W 3–0 PO  Temrezov (AZE) L 0–5 VT Did not advance 11
    Saeid Ebrahimi −96 kg BYE  Emara (EGY) W 3–1 PP  Gogshelidze (GEO) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 10
    Fardin Masoumi −120 kg  Langowski (MEX) W 3–0 PO  Akhmedov (RUS) L 0–5 VT Did not advance  Boyadzhiev (BUL) W 3–1 PP  Mocco (USA) W 3–1 PP  Mutalimov (KAZ) L 1–3 PP 5
    Men''s Greco-Roman Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Hamid Sourian −55 kg  Venkov (BUL) W 5–0 VT  Elwais (PLW) W 3–0 PO  Mankiev (RUS) L 1–3 PP Did not advance BYE  Fris (SRB) W 3–1 PP  Park E-C (KOR) L 1–3 PP 5
    Ali Mohammadi −66 kg  Kim M-C (KOR) W 3–1 PP  Siamionau (BLR) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 11
    Saman Tahmasebi −84 kg BYE  Daragan (UKR) W 3–1 PP  Avluca (TUR) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 11
    Ghasem Rezaei −96 kg  Ežerskis (LTU) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 16
    Masoud Hashemzadeh −120 kg BYE  Baroev (RUS) L 0–3 PO Did not advance BYE  Mizgaitis (LTU) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 15

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