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Map of Iran

Key Facts

Top medal sports
(pre-2012)

Capital

Tehran

Population

75,100,000

Size

1,650,000km²

Languages

  • Persian

Iran profile on BBC News

London 2012 site in Persian

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
4 5 3
Beijing 2008
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 1
Athens 2004
Gold Silver Bronze
2 2 2

Iran at the Olympics

17 London 2012 ranking

51 Beijing 2008 ranking

1900 First Olympic appearance

Top Medal Sports at London 2012

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Rank
Wrestling 3 1 2 RANK 3
Weightlifting 1 2 1 RANK 4
Taekwondo 0 1 0 RANK 10
View the London 2012 medal table for Iran