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Jafar Salmasi (Iran)


September 18, 2018 – Great Iranian featherweight Mohammad Jafar Salmasi would have celebrated his 100th birthday!


Jafar Salmasi (1918-2000) was a decorated Iranian Olympian who won a bronze medal in the 60kg class at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London and brought home a gold medal from the 1951 Asian Games in New Delhi.

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