Weightlifting at the 1954 Asian Games

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Weightlifting was contested from May 6 to May 8 at the 1954 Asian Games in Manila, Philippines. The competition included only men's events for seven different weight categories.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(56 kg) details
 Yoo In-ho
South Korea (KOR)
 Rodolfo Caparas
Philippines (PHI)
 Yushio Nambu
Japan (JPN)
Featherweight
(60 kg) details
 Tun Maung
Burma (BIR)
 Rodrigo del Rosario
Philippines (PHI)
 Chay Weng Yew
Singapore (SIN)
Lightweight
(67.5 kg) details
 Cho Bong-jik
South Korea (KOR)
 Minoru Kubota
Japan (JPN)
 Thio Ging Hwie
Indonesia (INA)
Middleweight
(75 kg) details
 Kim Chang-hee
South Korea (KOR)
 La See-yun
South Korea (KOR)
 Hachiro Fujiwara
Japan (JPN)
Light heavyweight
(82.5 kg) details
 Kim Seong-jip
South Korea (KOR)
 Muhammad Iqbal Butt
Pakistan (PAK)
 Harold de Castro
Singapore (SIN)
Middle heavyweight
(90 kg) details
 Ku Ko-chong
South Korea (KOR)
 Pedro del Mundo
Philippines (PHI)
 Joaquin Vasquez
Philippines (PHI)
Heavyweight
(+90 kg) details
 Maung Maung Lwin
Burma (BIR)
 Hong Chi-hua
Republic of China (ROC)
 Shih Ping-hua
Republic of China (ROC)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  South Korea (KOR) 5 1 0 6
2  Burma (BIR) 2 0 0 2
3  Philippines (PHI) 0 3 1 4
4  Japan (JPN) 0 1 2 3
5  Republic of China (ROC) 0 1 1 2
6  Pakistan (PAK) 0 1 0 1
7  Singapore (SIN) 0 0 2 2
8  Indonesia (INA) 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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