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Hamid Sourian

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Event(s)  Greco-Roman 55kg
Weight  55 kg
Sport  Sport Wrestling
Height  1.69 m
Country  Iran
Role  Professional wrestler
Nationality  Iranian
Name  Hamid Sourian

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Full name  Hamid Sourian Reihanpour
Born  August 24, 1985 ( Age 34 ) (1985-08-24) Rey, Iran
Olympic medals  Wrestling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's Greco-Roman 55 kg
Similar People  Rovshan Bayramov, Mingiyan Arturovich Semenov, Peter Modos

Native name  حمید سوریان ریحان‌پور

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Hamid Sourian Reihanpour (Persian: حمید سوریان ریحان‌پور‎‎, born 24 August 1985) is an Iranian Greco-Roman wrestler. He is a six-time World Champion. Sourian won both the Junior World Championships and Senior World Championships in 2005. He is also 2007 and 2008 Asian gold medalist. Sourian won the gold medal in the 55 kg Greco-Roman competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.


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He is titled the "genius" (نابغه).

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Summer Olympics 2008

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Sourian was a strong favorite to win the gold medal at 55 kg in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but was upset in the quarterfinals by eventual gold medalist Nazyr Mankiev of Russia. Sourian was defeated in the bronze medal match by South Korea's Park Eun-chul, Sourian had beaten Park in two different world championship finals prior to this Bronze medal match. In both his losses, he lost on tie-breaker criteria.

Summer Olympics 2012

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On 5 August 2012, he won his country's first ever gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, defeating Azerbaijan's Rovshan Bayramov in the 55 kg final.

Summer Olympics 2016

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After failing to qualify in World Championship and Continental Qualifier On 3 May 2016 Sourian attend the second of two worldwide qualification tournaments for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Turkey after failing to overcome Ivo Angelov from Bulgaria in Mongolia.

On May 5, Aleksandr Karelin posted a photo of Sourian on his Instagram page, wishing him success by writing: "You are the best and I wish you the best in the last 2016 Olympic Qualification Tournament. Believe you can and you will."

On May 7, Sourian finished first at the tournament and snared a Rio berth.

On the 14th of August, he was defeated by Shinobu Ota from Japan in the round of first time he is won by 4-0 and in second time by decreasing energy he defeated 5-6, and then by Almat Kebispayev from Kazakistan in the repechage first time he was won by 7-0 and in second time and need one point for victory but decrease energy and he defeated this match .and exited from the matches in Rio.


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