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Mohammad Bagheri Motamed
Mohammad Bagheri Motamed Islamic Republic of Iran

  • Country: Iran
  • Sport: Taekwondo
  • Height: 5'11" / 1.80m
  • Weight: 150 lbs / 68.0 kg
  • Born: 1/24/1986
  • Career Highlights: Ranked No. 2 in the world in the -68 kg weight division as of June, Motamed could represent one of Iran's best chances to medal in the 2012 Games. Known for being physical and quick on the mat, he could have an advantage over less-experienced competitors in London. He won gold at the world championships in 2009 and took silver at the 2011 worlds. Motamed, 15 years old when he joined the Iranian national team, won gold at the 2008 and 2010 Asian championships. He also came in first at the 2010 Asian Games. Motamed has won 44 of 55 registered fights in his career.
  • Previous Olympics: None
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