Games & medals

Games Results Sport Event
Tokyo 1964
Games Results Sport Event
Tokyo 1964
#4 Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle (≤97 kilograms)
Rome 1960
Games Results Sport Event
Rome 1960
#2
Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle (≤87 kilograms)
Melbourne 1956
Games Results Sport Event
Melbourne 1956
#1
Wrestling Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle (≤87 kilograms)
Helsinki 1952
Games Results Sport Event
Helsinki 1952
#2
Wrestling Middleweight, Freestyle (≤79 kilograms)

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Gholam Reza TAKHTI

Islamic Republic of Iran
Height
180 cm / 5'11''
Weight
87 kg / 191 pounds
Birth date
27 Sep 1930 Tehran, Iran
Gender
Male

Number of medals

3 Olympic medals

Olympic Games

4 Olympic Games

Gholam Reza TAKHTI biography

Gholam Reza Takhti had the following finishes at major championships – 1959 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1961 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (1st); 1951 World Championship: 79.0 kg. Freestyle (2nd); 1954 World Championship: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (5th); 1958 Asian Games: 87.0 kg. Freestyle (1st). Officially Takhti committed suicide, but a lot of sources mention theories about being murdered for his political activities.

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