Hossein Rezazadeh (born 12 May 1978) is a politician and retired weightlifter. Rezazadeh is a two-time Olympic champion, four-time World Weightlifting champion, and five-time Asian champion. Rezazadeh has won the Sportsperson of the Year award four times, more than any other athlete in the country’s history. Before the International Weightlifting Federation reorganized the categories in 2018, he held the world record in weightlifting’s super heavyweight class in the clean and jerk. He is also one of Iran’s most noted celebrities, frequently appearing on television and in the news; his wedding, which was held in the holy city of Mecca, in February 2003 was broadcast live on state television.