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Mohammad Nassiri

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMohammad•Nassiri Seresht
Used nameMohammad•Nassiri
Original nameمحمد•نصیری سرشت
Born1 October 1945 in Tehran (IRI)
Measurements150 cm / 52 kg
NOC(s) Islamic Republic of Iran

Biography

Mohammad Nassiri had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1968 Olympics Bantamweight class (367.5 kg); 2nd in the 1972 Olympics Bantamweight class (370.0 kg); 3rd in the 1976 Olympics Flyweight class (235.0 kg); 3rd in the 1966 World Championships Bantamweight class (360.0 kg); 1st in the 1968 World Championships Bantamweight class (367.5 kg); 1st in the 1969 World Championships Bantamweight class (360.0 kg); 1st in the 1970 World Championships Bantamweight class (362.5 kg); 3rd in the 1971 World Championships Bantamweight class (360.0 kg); 2nd in the 1972 World Championships Bantamweight class (370.0 kg); 1st in the 1973 World Championships Flyweight class (240.0 kg); 1st in the 1974 World Championships Flyweight class (232.5 kg); 3rd in the 1976 World Championships Flyweight class (235.0 kg). He set 18 world records – three in the press, 11 in the clean & jerk, and four in the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men Olympic 15 Representing Iran    
1968 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Iran    
1972 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Iran    
1976 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Flyweight, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Iran    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1964 Summer Olympics 11 October 1964 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #3 105.0 AC
1968 Summer Olympics 13 October 1968 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 367.5 WR 1
1968 Summer Olympics 13 October 1968 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Biathlon) Final Standings 255.0 1
1968 Summer Olympics 13 October 1968 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 142.5 AC
1968 Summer Olympics 13 October 1968 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 150.0 WR AC
1972 Summer Olympics 28 August 1972 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #2 125.0 AC
1972 Summer Olympics 28 August 1972 Weightlifting Bantamweight, Men (≤56 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #3 127.5 AC
1976 Summer Olympics 18 July 1976 Weightlifting Flyweight, Men (≤52 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 135.0 AC

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