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
  • Masoud Haji Akhound Zade
  • 213
  • Kazem Sarikhani
  • 211

Arash Miresmaeili - Super star

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Saeid Mollaei
  • 420
  • Javad Mahjoub
  • 110
  • Mohammad Rashnonezhad
  • 010
  • Mohammad Mohammadi Barimanlou
  • 100

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
International Fajr Cup TeheranITTeheran21 Jun 2007
West Asian Games TeheranWAsGTeheran23 Nov 1997


Name Birthdate Age
Hamid Ghaseminezhad22 Feb 198830 years
Mohamed Reza Rodaki22 Feb 198434 years
Mehrdad Bodaghi23 Feb 199127 years
Sepehr Alinejad24 Feb 200018 years
Sayed Mahmoud Miran25 Feb 197444 years