Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistance professor, Faculty of management, Yazd University,Yazd, Iran

2 M.Sc Student of Technology Management, University of Allameh Tabataba`i,Tehran, Iran

3 Ph.D. Candidate of Sport Management, University of Kharazmi, Tehran, Iran


There are varieties of researches for appraisal of results obtained by countries in Olympics, using data envelopment analysis method. This research is aimed to make such appraisal for Iranians’ results in Olympics Games using the DEA method. Before taking any measures, main issues of DEA methods for appraisal of Olympics Games in the previous research were discussed, afterward optimization and removing disadvantages have been under consideration. Then, using BCC model of optimized output-oriented, Iran’s performance in 15 Olympics games were appraised. Results showed that Iranian have been efficient only in 1956 games. Also Results showed that Iranian have been lowest efficient in 1964 Olympic.


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