information
  • Sport ID
    IR3663
  • Full name
    Yousef Karami
  • native name
    یوسف کرمی
  • Province/state
    Mianeh, East Azerbaijan
  • Birth date
    1983-03-22
  • Weight (kg)
    84
Biography

Yousef Karami

Yousef Karami (born March 22, 1983, in Meyaneh, Iran) is an Iranian taekwondo athlete who competed in the Men's 80 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the bronze medal. He is also the 2003 world champion (78–84 kg). Karami also won gold in the 2006 Asian Games in 84 kg and in the 2010 Asian Games in 87 kg.

Yousef Karami was titled as the most talented sportsman in Taekwondo by the Korean head coach due to his brilliant performance in the 2003 world championship, where he astonished everyone. Karami won the title while he was only 20.

Records

85 registered fights, fighter won 69 out of them. That's a rate of 81.2%
447 hitpoints distributed and 261 collected during fights.
Won 0 golden point(s) and lost 1.
Participated at 31 tournaments, 31 with international and 0 with national valuation.

Yousef Karami
Medal record (Men's taekwondo)
Representing Iran


Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens 80 kg


World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Garmisch-Partenkirchen 84 kg
Gold medal – first place 2011 Gyeongju 87 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Madrid 84 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Copenhagen 87 kg


Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Doha 84 kg
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou 87 kg


Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Amman 72 kg
Silver medal – second place 2010 Astana 87 kg
Silver medal – second place 2014 Tashkent 87 kg


Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2007 Bangkok 84 kg

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