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Moslem Eskandar-Filabi
Medal record
Competitor for  Iran
Men's freestyle wrestling
Asian Games
Gold 1966 Bangkok +97 kg
Gold 1970 Bangkok +100 kg
Gold 1974 Tehran +100 kg
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Asian Games
Gold 1974 Tehran +100 kg

Moslem Eskandar-Filabi (Persian: مسلم اسكندر فيلابی‎, born 26 March 1944 in Filab, Quchan County, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran) more known as Eskandar Filabi is a renowned Iranian wrestler in the 1960s and 1970s. He is among the most successful Iranian athletes with 4 gold medals at the 1966, 1970 and 1974 Asian Games. Filabi also represented Iran in three Olympics, 1968 Mexico City, 1972 Munich (Germany), and 1976 Montreal (Canada). He was the flag carrier for the Iranian Olympic delegation, carrying the flag with only one hand. He left Iran after Islamic Revolution and joined the parliament-in-exile, National Council of Resistance of Iran. He has especial arm band as an Iranian National Hero. He Also has a total of 17 Gold, silver, and Bronze Medals which he received from International Games.

Mr. Filabi is the record holder among Iranian wrestlers for the Asian Games -- he has 4 gold medals from wrestling in 3 Asian Games. He is also the only Iranian wrestler who wrestled, and won a medal, in 5 styles of wrestling: Freestyle, Greco-Roman, Sambo, Pahlevani-style, and "Chookheh" (an ethnic-style traditional to Northern Iran).

He has a B.A. from Teachers Training College in Iran (Donesh-sarayeh Aleh) M.A. from George Washington University. After his wrestling career, he was a Dean of Physical Education at the University of Ferdowsi, Mashad, Iran.

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