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Farhang Mohtadi

Full name: Farhang Mohtadi
Original name: فرهنگ مهتدی
Gender: Male
Born: January 6, 1926
Country: IRI Iran
Sport: Basketball

Biography

Farhang Mohtadi played basketball for Iran at the 1948 Olympics. He had earned a B.E. degree from Teheran University in 1945 but in 1948 was studying at Birmingham University in England. He eventually earned a B.Sc. degree and later a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Birmingham. Mohtadi finally settled in Canada where he taught at the University of Calgary. His son, Nick Mohtadi, played briefly on the professional tennis tour, including a bronze medal win at the 1979 World University Games in mixed doubles and one doubles appearance at Wimbledon. Nick Mohtadi later became a renowned orthopaedic surgeon, with special expertise in sports medicine and clinical epidemiology.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 22 London Basketball Men's Basketball Iran IRI 14

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1948 Summer 22 London Basketball Iran IRI Classification Round 13-16 Match #2 1 1948-08-12 IRI walkover
1948 Summer 22 London Basketball Iran IRI Group D Match #1 2 1948-08-01 FRA 62, IRI 30
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