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Gholam Reza Takhti

Full name: Gholam Reza Takhti
Original name: غلامرضا تختی‎
Nickname(s): Jahan Pahlavan
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: August 27, 1930 in Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Died: January 7, 1968 in Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Country: IRI Iran
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Gold, 2 Silver (3 Total)

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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Men's Middleweight, Freestyle Iran IRI 2 Silver
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Iran IRI 1 Gold
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Iran IRI 2 Silver
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle Iran IRI 4

Men's Middleweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MMR/RE BP MR
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Final Standings 2 1952-07-20 1-1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Final Round Match #1 1 1952-07-23 Takhti (IRI) default (injury), Gurics (HUN)
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Six 1T 1952-07-23 5
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Six Match #1 2 1952-07-23 Tsimak'uridze (URS) decision (2-1), Takhti (IRI) 3
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five 1 1952-07-23 2
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five Match #2 1 1952-07-23 Takhti (IRI) decision (3-0), Gocke (GER) 1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four 1 1952-07-22 1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four Match #3 1 1952-07-22 Takhti (IRI) decision (3-0), Zafer (TUR) 1
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three 1 1952-07-22 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three Match #3 1 1952-07-22 Takhti (IRI) fall (5:55), Genuth (ARG) 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two 1 1952-07-21 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two Match #5 1 1952-07-21 Takhti (IRI) fall (5:10), Lahti (FIN) 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round One 1T 1952-07-20 0
1952 Summer 21 Helsinki Wrestling Iran IRI Round One Match #5 1 1952-07-20 Takhti (IRI) fall (3:55), Brunaud (FRA) 0

Men's Light-Heavyweight, Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Final Standings 1 1956-11-28
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Final Round Match #1 1 1956-12-01 Takhti (IRI) decision (3-0), Blair (USA)
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Six 1 1956-12-01 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Six Match #2 AC 1956-12-01 Takhti (IRI) 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five 1 1956-12-01 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five Match #1 1 1956-12-01 Takhti (IRI) decision (3-0), Kulayev (URS) 1
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four 1 1956-12-01 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four Match #2 1 1956-12-01 Takhti (IRI) fall (3:20), Coote (AUS) 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three 1 1956-11-30 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three Match #3 1 1956-11-30 Takhti (IRI) fall (3:00), Ohira (JPN) 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two 1T 1956-11-29 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two Match #2 1 1956-11-29 Takhti (IRI) fall (4:46), Steckle (CAN) 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round One 1T 1956-11-28 0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Wrestling Iran IRI Round One Match #2 1 1956-11-28 Takhti (IRI) fall (7:00), Theron (RSA) 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Final Round Match #2 2 1960-09-06 Atlı (TUR) decision, Takhti (IRI)
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five 1 1960-09-06 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five Match #3 1 1960-09-06 Takhti (IRI) fall (7:05), van Zyl (RSA) 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four 1 1960-09-05 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four Match #2 1 1960-09-05 Takhti (IRI) fall (5:00), Gurics (HUN) 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three 1 1960-09-03 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three Match #5 1 1960-09-03 Takhti (IRI) fall (2:03), Kawano (JPN) 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two 1 1960-09-02 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two Match #7 1 1960-09-02 Takhti (IRI) fall (3:35), Parsons (AUS) 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round One 1T 1960-09-01 0
1960 Summer 29 Roma Wrestling Iran IRI Round One Match #6 1 1960-09-01 Takhti (IRI) fall (1:15), Gunga (AFG) 0
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Final Standings 4 1964-10-11
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five 4 1964-10-14 6
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Five Match #2 1T 1964-10-14 Takhti (IRI) draw, Mustafov (BUL) 2
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four 3 1964-10-14 4
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Four Match #3 2 1964-10-14 Ayık (TUR) decision, Takhti (IRI) 3
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three 1 1964-10-13 1
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Three Match #3 1 1964-10-13 Takhti (IRI) fall (1:48), Kawano (JPN) 0
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two 1T 1964-10-12 1
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round Two Match #3 1 1964-10-12 Takhti (IRI) fall (3:28), Buck (GBR) 0
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round One 3T 1964-10-11 1
1964 Summer 34 Tokyo Wrestling Iran IRI Round One Match #3 1 1964-10-11 Takhti (IRI) decision, Vígh (HUN) 1
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