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Mahmoud Namdjou

Full name: Mahmoud Namdjou
Original name: محمود نامجو
Gender: Male
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: September 22, 1918 in Rasht, Gilan, Iran
Died: January 21, 1989 in Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Country: IRI Iran
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Mahmoud Namdjou had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1952 Olympics Bantamweight class (307.5 kg); 3rd in the 1956 Olympics Bantamweight class (332.5 kg); 1st in the 1949 World Championships Bantamweight class (315.0 kg); 1st in the 1950 World Championships Bantamweight class (310.0 kg); 1st in the 1951 World Championships Bantamweight class (317.5 kg); 2nd in the 1954 World Championships Bantamweight class (307.5 kg); 3rd in the 1955 World Championships Bantamweight class (312.5 kg); 3rd in the 1957 World Championships Bantamweight class (320.0 kg). He set three world records - one in the clean & jerk, and two in the total.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Men's Bantamweight Iran IRI 5
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Men's Bantamweight Iran IRI 2 Silver
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Men's Bantamweight Iran IRI 3 Bronze

Men's Bantamweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Final Standings 5 287.5
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch 12T 82.5
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #1 AC 82.5 o
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #2 AC 87.5 x
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #3 AC 87.5 x
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk 1 122.5
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 112.5 o
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 117.5 o
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 122.5 o
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press 5T 82.5
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #1 AC 82.5 x
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #2 AC 82.5 o
1948 Summer 29 London Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #3 AC 85.0 x
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Final Standings 2 307.5
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press 2T 90.0
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #1 AC 85.0 o
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #2 AC 90.0 o
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #3 AC 95.0 x
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch 2T 95.0
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #1 AC 90.0 o
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #2 AC 95.0 o
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #3 AC 97.5 x
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk 2T 122.5
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 122.5 x
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 122.5 o
1952 Summer 33 Helsinki Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 132.5 x
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Final Standings 3 332.5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press 3 100.0
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #1 AC 95.0 o
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #2 AC 100.0 o
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Military Press Lift #3 AC 105.0 x
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch 3 102.5
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #1 AC 95.0 o
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #2 AC 100.0 o
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Snatch Lift #3 AC 102.5 o
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk 3 130.0
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 125.0 o
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 130.0 x
1956 Summer 38 Melbourne Weightlifting Iran IRI Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 130.0 o
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