Iran at the 1900 Summer Olympics

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Iran at the
1900 Summer Olympics
Early 20th Century Qajar Flag.svg
IOC code IRI
NOC National Olympic Committee of Iran
Website (in Persian) (in English)
in Paris
Competitors 1 in 1 sport
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

One fencer of Persian nationality competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, thereby making him the first Olympic competitor for Persia (Iran), and the only one to compete in the Qajar dynasty. It would not be until the Pahlavi Dynasty and the 1948 Summer Olympics that the nation sent a team to compete at the Olympic Games.[1]


Sport Men Women Total
Fencing 1 1
Total 1 0 1

Results by event


Athlete Event Round 1 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final Rank
Pool Rank Pool Rank Pool Rank
Freydoun Malkom Individual épée I 2 Q D 4–6 Did not advance 19


  1. ^ "The 1900 Olympic Games – Results for All Competitors in All Events, with Commentary" (PDF). LA84 Foundation. 4 January 2011. p. 38. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Fencing at the 1900 Paris Summer Games: Men's Épée, Individual". Archived from the original on 11 May 2011. Retrieved 31 May 2011.

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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