|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||10 January 1978 in Mahmood Abad (IRI)|
|Measurements||180 cm / 105 kg|
|NOC||Islamic Republic of Iran|
Hossein Tavakoli had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 2000 Olympics Heavyweight class (425.0 kg).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|2000 Summer Olympics||Weightlifting||IRI||Hossein Tavakoli|
|Heavyweight, Men (Olympic)||1||Gold|