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    ایران در المپیک تابستانی 2012م


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    (Wikipedia) - Iran at the 2012 Summer Olympics Iran at the Olympic Games At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London Competitors Flag bearer Summer Games Winter Games
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    Iran competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The nation has competed at every Summer Olympic games, since its official debut in 1948 with the exception of the 1980 and 1984 Summer Olympics. The National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran sent the nation''s second-largest delegation to the Games, falling a single athlete short from Beijing. A total of 53 athletes, 45 men and 8 women, competed in 14 sports. This was also the youngest delegation in Iran''s Olympic history, with half the team under the age of 25, and many of them were expected to reach their peak in time for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Heavyweight boxer Ali Mazaheri was the nation''s flag bearer at the opening ceremony.

    Iran left London with a total of 12 medals (4 gold, 5 silver, and 3 bronze), finishing seventeenth in the overall medal standings. This was also the most successful Olympics for the Middle East, winning the largest number of medals received at a single games, and surpassing by just double of the record from Athens. Notable accomplishments included the nation''s first gold medals in men''s Greco-Roman wrestling, and the nation''s first ever medal in athletics, won by discus thrower Ehsan Haddadi.

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    Medalists Main article: 2012 Summer Olympics medal table
    Medal Name Sport Event Date
    1 ! Gold Behdad Salimi Weightlifting Men''s +105 kg 02014-08-07-00007 August
    1 ! Gold Hamid Sourian Wrestling Men''s Greco-Roman 55 kg 02014-08-05-00005 August
    1 ! Gold Omid Norouzi Wrestling Men''s Greco-Roman 60 kg 02014-08-06-00006 August
    1 ! Gold Ghasem Rezaei Wrestling Men''s Greco-Roman 96 kg 02014-08-07-00007 August
    2 ! Silver Ehsan Haddadi Athletics Men''s discus throw 02014-08-07-00007 August
    2 ! Silver Mohammad Bagheri Motamed Taekwondo Men''s 68 kg 02014-08-09-00009 August
    2 ! Silver Navab Nassirshalal Weightlifting Men''s 105 kg 02014-08-06-00006 August
    2 ! Silver Sajjad Anoushiravani Weightlifting Men''s +105 kg 02014-08-07-00007 August
    2 ! Silver Sadegh Goudarzi Wrestling Men''s freestyle 74 kg 02014-08-10-000010 August
    3 ! Bronze Kianoush Rostami Weightlifting Men''s 85 kg 02014-08-03-00003 August
    3 ! Bronze Ehsan Lashgari Wrestling Men''s freestyle 84 kg 02014-08-11-000011 August
    3 ! Bronze Komeil Ghasemi Wrestling Men''s freestyle 120 kg 02014-08-11-000011 August
    Medals by sport Total 4 5 3 12
    Sport 01 ! 02 ! 03 ! Total
    Athletics 0 1 0 1
    Taekwondo 0 1 0 1
    Weightlifting 1 2 1 4
    Wrestling 3 1 2 6
    Competitors Sport Men Women Total Total 45 8 53
    Archery 1 1 2
    Athletics 9 1 10
    Boxing 4 0 4
    Canoeing 1 1 2
    Cycling 3 0 3
    Fencing 1 0 1
    Judo 1 0 1
    Rowing 1 1 2
    Shooting 1 2 3
    Swimming 1 0 1
    Table tennis 1 1 2
    Taekwondo 2 1 3
    Weightlifting 6 0 6
    Wrestling 13 0 13
    Archery Main article: Archery at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Two Iranian archers (one man and one woman) qualified for the London 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
    Milad Vaziri Men''s individual 662 39  Vélez (MEX) L 1–7 Did not advance
    Zahra Dehghan Women''s individual 614 55  Avitia (MEX) L 2–6 Did not advance
    Athletics Main article: Athletics at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iranian athletes have so far achieved qualifying standards in the following athletics events (up to a maximum of 3 athletes in each event at the ''A'' Standard, and 1 at the ''B'' Standard):

    KeyMen Track & road events Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
    Reza Ghasemi 100 m BYE 10.31 4 Did not advance
    Sajjad Hashemi 400 m 47.75 6 N/A Did not advance
    Sajjad Moradi 800 m 1:48.23 2 Q N/A DSQ Did not advance
    Rouhollah Askari 110 m hurdles 13.97 7 N/A Did not advance
    Ebrahim Rahimian 20 km walk N/A DNF
    Field events Athlete Event Qualification Final Distance Position Distance Position
    Mohammad Arzandeh Long jump 7.84 17 Did not advance
    Ehsan Haddadi Discus throw 65.19 6 Q 68.18 02 !
    Kaveh Mousavi Hammer throw 72.70 22 Did not advance
    Amin Nikfar Shot put 18.62 33 Did not advance
    Women Field events Athlete Event Qualification Final Distance Position Distance Position
    Leila Rajabi Shot put 17.55 22 Did not advance
    Boxing Main article: Boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has so far qualified boxers for the following events.

    Men Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Mehdi Tolouti Light welterweight  Alonso (ESP) W 16–12  Yeleussinov (KAZ) L 10–19 Did not advance
    Amin Ghasemipour Welterweight  Maestre (VEN) L 8–13 Did not advance
    Ehsan Rouzbahani Light heavyweight  Monroy (COL) W 12–10  Muzaffer (TUR) W 18–12  Niyazymbetov (KAZ) L 10–13 Did not advance
    Ali Mazaheri Heavyweight N/A  Larduet (CUB) L DSQ Did not advance
    Canoeing Main article: Canoeing at the 2012 Summer Olympics Sprint

    Iran has qualified boats for the following events

    Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Ahmad Reza Talebian Men''s K-1 1000 m 3:39.504 6 Did not advance
    Arezoo Hakimi Women''s K-1 200 m 44.576 7 Did not advance
    Women''s K-1 500 m 1:58.598 7 Did not advance

    Qualification Legend: FA = Qualify to final (medal); FB = Qualify to final B (non-medal)

    CyclingAlireza Haghi in men''s time trial.Main article: Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics Road Athlete Event Time Rank
    Alireza Haghi Men''s road race Did not finish
    Men''s time trial 57:41.44 36
    Mehdi Sohrabi Men''s road race OTL
    Amir Zargari Did not finish
    Fencing Main article: Fencing at the 2012 Summer OlympicsMen 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
    Mojtaba Abedini Individual sabre  Zalomir (ROU) L 7–15 Did not advance
    Judo Main article: Judo at the 2012 Summer Olympics Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Mohammad Reza Roudaki Men''s +100 kg  Malki (MAR) L WO Did not advance
    Rowing Main article: Rowing at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified for the following boats.

    Men Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Mohsen Shadi Single sculls 7:27.42 6 R 7:11.55 2 QF 7:32.72 6 SC/D 8:20.29 6 FD 7:31.42 22
    Women Athlete Event Heats Repechage Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Soulmaz Abbasi Single sculls 8:17.46 6 R 8:05.99 2 QF 8:27.28 6 SC/D 8:30.74 6 FD 8:57.98 24

    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

    Shooting Main article: Shooting at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified three quota places in the shooting events;

    Men Athlete Event Qualification Final Points Rank Points Rank
    Ebrahim Barkhordari 10 m air pistol 569 33 Did not advance
    50 m pistol 552 27 Did not advance
    Women Athlete Event Qualification Final Points Rank Points Rank
    Elaheh Ahmadi 10 m air rifle 397 5 Q 499.1 6
    50 m rifle 3 positions 567 43 Did not advance
    Mahlagha Jambozorg 10 m air rifle 391 43 Did not advance
    50 m rifle 3 positions 581 14 Did not advance
    Swimming Main article: Swimming at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has selected one swimmer under the Universality rule.

    Men Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
    Mohammad Bidarian 100 m freestyle 52.93 42 Did not advance
    Table tennis Main article: Table tennis at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified 2 athletes.

    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
    Noshad Alamian Men''s singles BYE  Han (AUS) W 4–0  Tang P (HKG) W 4–3  Boll (GER) L 0–4 Did not advance
    Neda Shahsavari Women''s singles  Oshonaike (NGR) L 3–4 Did not advance
    Taekwondo Main article: Taekwondo at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified two men and one woman.

    Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Opposition Result Rank
    Mohammad Bagheri Motamed Men''s −68 kg  Boui (CAF) W 7–2  Nikpai (AFG) W 5–4  Silva (BRA) W 5–5 SUP BYE  Tazegül (TUR) L 5–6 02 !
    Yousef Karami Men''s −80 kg  García (ESP) L 2–8 Did not advance  Muhammad (GBR) L 7–11 Did not advance
    Sousan Hajipour Women''s −67 kg  Marton (AUS) L 4–5 Did not advance
    Weightlifting Main article: Weightlifting at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified 6 men.

    Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank Result Rank Result Rank
    Sohrab Moradi Men''s −85 kg 167 DNF DNF
    Kianoush Rostami 171 5 209 4 380 03 !
    Saeid Mohammadpour Men''s −94 kg 183 3 219 6 402 5
    Navab Nassirshalal Men''s –105 kg 184 =5 227 =1 411 02 !
    Sajjad Anoushiravani Men''s +105 kg 204 3 245 2 449 02 !
    Behdad Salimi 208 =1 247 1 455 01 !
    Wrestling Main article: Wrestling at the 2012 Summer Olympics

    Iran has qualified 13 quota places.

    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
    Hassan Rahimi −55 kg  Naranbaatar (MGL) W 3–0 PO  Kumar (IND) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 8
    Masoud Esmaeilpour −60 kg  Torres (MEX) W 3–0 PO  Zhumagaziyev (KAZ) W 3–1 PP  Kudukhov (RUS) L 1–3 PP Did not advance BYE  Dutt (IND) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 7
    Mehdi Taghavi −66 kg  López (CUB) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 14
    Sadegh Goudarzi –74 kg BYE  Terziev (BUL) W 3–0 PO  Tigiev (UZB) W 3–0 PO  Hatos (HUN) W 3–0 PO BYE  Burroughs (USA) L 0–3 PO 02 !
    Ehsan Lashgari −84 kg  Baiduashov (KAZ) W 3–0 PO  Nurmagomedov (ARM) W 5–0 EX  Urishev (RUS) W 3–0 PO  Sharifov (AZE) L 1–3 PP BYE  Bölükbaşı (TUR) W 3–0 PO 03 !
    Reza Yazdani −96 kg BYE  Gadisov (RUS) W 3–1 PP  Musaev (KGZ) W 3–0 PO  Andriitsev (UKR) L 0–5 VB BYE  Gazyumov (AZE) L 0–5 VB 5
    Komeil Ghasemi −120 kg BYE  Bhullar (CAN) W 3–0 PO  Taymazov (UZB) L 0–3 PO Did not advance BYE  Matuhin (GER) W 3–0 PO  Dlagnev (USA) W 3–0 PO 03 !
    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 BYE  Eraliev (KGZ) W 3–1 PP  Módos (HUN) W 3–0 PO  Nyblom (DEN) W 3–0 PO BYE  Bayramov (AZE) W 3–0 PO 01 !
    Omid Norouzi −60 kg  Sheng J (CHN) W 3–1 PP  Angelov (BUL) W 3–0 PO  Kebispayev (KAZ) W 3–0 PO  Matsumoto (JPN) W 3–0 PO BYE  Lashkhi (GEO) W 3–0 PO 01 !
    Saeid Abdevali −66 kg BYE  Yüksel (TUR) W 3–0 PO  Guénot (FRA) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 11
    Habibollah Akhlaghi −84 kg  Shorey (CUB) L 1–3 PP Did not advance 13
    Ghasem Rezaei −96 kg BYE  İldem (TUR) W 3–1 PP  Aleksanyan (ARM) W 3–0 PO  Estrada (CUB) W 3–0 PO BYE  Totrov (RUS) W 3–0 PO 01 !
    Bashir Babajanzadeh −120 kg  Nadhim (IRQ) W 3–0 PO  Patrikeyev (ARM) W 3–1 PP  Eurén (SWE) L 0–3 PO Did not advance 7

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