Nation: Islamic Republic of Iran
DOB: August 24, 1985
Career Highlights: Sourian qualified for his second Olympics by finishing second at the Asian Olympic Qualification tournament in March. It will
be a chance for redemption for the five-time world champion, who was considered a favorite for the gold medal at the 2008
Olympics in Beijing before he was upset in the quarterfinals and ended up finishing fifth. Sourian - who won world titles
from 2005-07 and again in 2009 and 2010 - also won two Asian championships in 2007 and 2008. He won both the junior and senior
world championships in 2005.
Olympic History: 2008