Wrestling at the 1962 Asian Games

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Wrestling was one of the sports which was held at the 1962 Asian Games in Ikada Sports Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia between 25 and 30 August 1962. The competition included only men's events.

Medalists[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg) details
 Noriyuki Harada
Japan (JPN)
 Chang Chang-son
South Korea (KOR)
 Malwa
India (IND)
Bantamweight
(57 kg) details
 Tadashi Asai
Japan (JPN)
 Siraj Din
Pakistan (PAK)
 Choi Young-kil
South Korea (KOR)
Featherweight
(63 kg) details
 Osamu Watanabe
Japan (JPN)
 Muhammad Akhtar
Pakistan (PAK)
 Mohammad Ibrahim
Afghanistan (AFG)
Lightweight
(70 kg) details
 Kazuo Abe
Japan (JPN)
 Udey Chand
India (IND)
 Ghulam Rasool
Pakistan (PAK)
Welterweight
(78 kg) details
 Yutaka Kaneko
Japan (JPN)
 Muhammad Bashir
Pakistan (PAK)
 Lakshmikant Pandey
India (IND)
Middleweight
(87 kg) details
 Faiz Muhammad
Pakistan (PAK)
 Sajjan Singh
India (IND)
 Shunichi Kawano
Japan (JPN)
Light heavyweight
(97 kg) details
 Maruti Mane
India (IND)
 Haruo Takagi
Japan (JPN)
 Muhammad Niaz
Pakistan (PAK)
Heavyweight
(+97 kg) details
 Muhammad Saeed
Pakistan (PAK)
 Ganpat Andhalkar
India (IND)
 Jiro Seki
Japan (JPN)

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg) details
 Malwa
India (IND)
 Tsutomu Hanahara
Japan (JPN)
 Mujari
Indonesia (INA)
Bantamweight
(57 kg) details
 Masamitsu Ichiguchi
Japan (JPN)
 Siraj Din
Pakistan (PAK)
 Narin Ghume
India (IND)
Featherweight
(63 kg) details
 Tokuaki Fujita
Japan (JPN)
 Muhammad Akhtar
Pakistan (PAK)
 Rachman Firdaus
Indonesia (INA)
Lightweight
(70 kg) details
 Yoichi Sasaki
Japan (JPN)
 Udey Chand
India (IND)
 Ghulam Rasool
Pakistan (PAK)
Welterweight
(78 kg) details
 Yutaka Kaneko
Japan (JPN)
 Muhammad Bashir
Pakistan (PAK)
 Oh Jae-young
South Korea (KOR)
Middleweight
(87 kg) details
 Shunichi Kawano
Japan (JPN)
 Sajjan Singh
India (IND)
 Faiz Muhammad
Pakistan (PAK)
Light heavyweight
(97 kg) details
 Muhammad Niaz
Pakistan (PAK)
 Haruo Takagi
Japan (JPN)
Shared silver
 Maruti Mane
India (IND)
Heavyweight
(+97 kg) details
 Ganpat Andhalkar
India (IND)
 Muhammad Saeed
Pakistan (PAK)
 Jiro Seki
Japan (JPN)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 10 3 3 16
2  Pakistan (PAK) 3 7 4 14
3  India (IND) 3 6 3 12
4  South Korea (KOR) 0 1 2 3
5  Indonesia (INA) 0 0 2 2
6  Afghanistan (AFG) 0 0 1 1
Total 16 17 15 48

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 59 athletes from 8 nations competed in wrestling at the 1962 Asian Games:

References[edit]