Hossein Rezazadeh

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Birthday
12, 1978
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1978 (age 41)
Birthplace
Iran

About

Iranian former weightlifter who has come to be known as one of the greatest athletes in the history of the sport. Among his many achievements are two Olympic gold medals and four World Weightlifting championships.

Before Fame

He was born in Ardabil, Iran and made a name for himself by winning a bronze medal at the 1998 Olympic Games.

Trivia

He became the first athlete from Iran to win multiple Olympic gold medals in any sport.

Family Life

He has a son named Abulfazl Reza Zadeh.

Associated With

He and North Korea's Om Yun-chol are both Olympic weightlifting champions.