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Biography and Memories of Gholamreza Takhti
Gholamreza Takhti was an Iranian Olympic Gold-Medalist wrestler and Varzesh-e Bastani practitioner.Popularly nicknamed Jahān Pahlevān (“The World Champion”) because of his chivalrous behavior and sportsmanship (Javanmardi in Iranian culture), he was the most popular athlete of Iran in the 20th century, although dozens of Iranian athletes have won more international medals than he did. Takhti is still a hero to many Iranians. He is listed in the FILA wrestling hall of fame. This book is about the personality of the great Gholamreza Takhti.