Sport, Olympic, Paralympic

History of Sport in Iran as old as millenniums



Iran is amongst countries and ancient civilizations whose history of sport and games goes back to as old

as millenniums.

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 Javelin Throw

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Charioting & Horse Riding

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Wrestling

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Fencing


 حرکات موزون و آیینی 1

Synchronized & Traditional Movements

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Boxing

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Swimming

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Weightlifting

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The proof of this claim is an illustrated dictionary named “Illustrated Dictionary of Sports Pictograms of Iran” which was compiled, written, and published in the year 2007 by the history and sports group of the museum center of the national Olympic committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

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This book introduces the illustrated documents of sports used to be prevalent in Iran and deals with 16 sports from their very early history until 20th century.

Historical documents reveal that some sports have ancient history in Iran about which we will probably deal with through documents and papers:


 Synchronized & Traditional

Movements

 Archery Javelin Throw Fencing

Charioting & Horse Riding

Swimming Boxing Wrestling

 Acrobat & Gymnastics

Weightlifting  Intellectual Games

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Recourses:

Illustrated Dictionary of Sports Pictograms of Iran

Mohammad Reza Riazi, Dr. Seyed Amir Hoseini, Dr. Hayedeh Seirafi


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