Saeid Mollaei Judoka

Saeid Mollaei

Saeid Mollaei

  • Country:Iran
  • Born:5 January 1992 (27 years)
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Saeid Mollaei of Iran became World Champion in 2018 in Baku and won world bronze in 2017 in Budapest. He won bronze medals at the Grand Prix in Samsun and Ulaanbaatar in 2015. He fought at the World Championships in 2013 and 2015 and he was fifth in 2019 after he lost his last two fights deliberately. Saeid captured bronze at the Grand Prix The Hague in 2017. In 2018 he won the Grand Slam in Düsseldorf and gold in Hohhot in 2019. Mollaei took bronze at the Grand Slam in Ekaterinburg in 2018.
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Saeid Mollaei officially recognised a refugee in Germany

2 Nov 2019 13:50

It's a decision that Saeid Mollaei has been waiting for weeks. It is now official. The 2018 World Champion, who had taken refuge in Germany after the Tokyo 2019 World Championships, has just received the official notice from the German Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF - ‘Bundesamt für Migration und Flucht’) that he can now benefit from the status of 'Recognized Refugee'. Read more

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Iran Judo Federation suspended by the IJF

22 Oct 2019 16:40

The Iran Judo Federation has been suspended of the from all competitions, administrative and social activities organized or authorized by the International Judo Federation and its Unions. Read more

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Iran Judo Federation suspended by IJF

18 Sep 2019 11:45

Following what happened during the last World Judo Championships Tokyo 2019, the International Judo Federation pronounces against the Iran Judo Federation a protective suspension from all competitions, administrative and social activities organized or authorized by International Judo Federation and its Unions. Read more

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Sagi Muki: “I want To compete against Mollaei and hug him”

2 Sep 2019 11:20

Sagi Muki expressed his sympathy for his Iranian competitor, who was forced to lose his final two bouts so that the two would not compete against one another. Muki feels bad for his Iranian counterpart, Saeid Mollaei, who plans to compete in the 2020 Olympics under the Olympic flag rather than his home country’s due to the political tension between Israel and Iran. Read more

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Saeid Mollaei was intimidated in advance of World Championships

2 Sep 2019 10:05

Saeid Mollaei was threated in advance of the World Championships. “I am ready to fight for Israel at all time, but my political situation forces that I am in danger. Politics kill me if I fight Israel. Before the World Championships they told me not to fight against, maybe even not fight at all and they would threaten not me but my family.” Read more

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Result City Date
2Esslingen19 Oct
5Tokyo28 Aug
3Zagreb26 Jul
1Hohhot25 May
3Paris9 Feb

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