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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 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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Weightlifting IRI Mohammad Nassiri
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) 15
1968 Summer Olympics Weightlifting IRI Mohammad Nassiri
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1972 Summer Olympics Weightlifting IRI Mohammad Nassiri
Bantamweight, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
1976 Summer Olympics Weightlifting IRI Mohammad Nassiri
Flyweight, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze

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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