Sajjad Anoushiravani

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Birthday
12, 1984
Birthplace
Ardabil, Iran
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1984 (age 35)
Birthplace
Ardabil, Iran

About

Weightlifter who served as the head coach of the Iranian team that won two gold medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. He previously won silver as a weightlifter in his own right in the 105 kilogram category at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Before Fame

He grew up in Ardebil, Iran and studied at Mohaghegh Ardabili University.

Trivia

He stepped down as coach of the Iranian weightlifting team after the Iran Weightlifting Federation lifted its ban on Kianoush Rostami.

Family Life

He was born in Ardabil, Iran.

Associated With

He and Iranian countryman Behdad Salimi both medaled at the 2012 Summer Olympics.