Judo in Iran

Judo in Iran was mainly promoted by the great results of Arash Miresmaeili. He was double World Champion in 2001 and 2003 and won bronze in 2005 and 2007. Arash Miresmaeili pulled back from the 2004 Olympic Games as a hero. Iranian judoka Sayed Mahmoud Miran won bronze at the Worlds in 2001 and was 5th at the Olympic Games in 2004. Also Masoud Haji Akhound Zade, Ali Malootmat and Mohamed Reza Rodaki finished fifth at Olympic level. In 2016 judo Iran had Alireza Khojasteh, Saeid Mollaei and Javad Mahjoub at the Olympic Games in Rio. Judoka Mahjoub won the only Grand Slam for Iran, in 2013 the IJF Grand Slam in Moscow.

Judo legends B S G

  • Arash Miresmaeili
  • 425
  • Sayed Mahmoud Miran
  • 962
  • Mohamed Reza Rodaki
  • 142
  • Saeid Mollaei
  • 321
  • Masoud Haji Akhound Zade
  • 213

Arash Miresmaeili - Super star

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Saeid Mollaei
  • 111
  • Mohammad Mohammadi
  • 200

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
International Fajr Cup TeheranITTeheran21 Jun 2007
West Asian Games TeheranWAsGTeheran23 Nov 1997
Sambo World Championships TeheranSWChTeheran9 Nov 1973

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Elham Bahrami25 May 199524 years
Javad Mahjoub26 May 199128 years
Hossein Khojasteh28 May 200019 years
Hamid Reza Khatibi Shahkhali29 May 199326 years
Behzad Vahdani29 May 198831 years