Wrestling at the 1966 Asian Games

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Wrestling was one of the sports which was held at the 1966 Asian Games in Bangkok, Thailand between 10 and 13 December 1966. The competition included only men's freestyle events.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg) details
 Shigeo Nakata
Japan (JPN)
 Ali Akbar Heidari
Iran (IRI)
 Shamrao Sable
India (IND)
Bantamweight
(57 kg) details
 Tadamichi Tanaka
Japan (JPN)
 Mohammad Ali Farrokhian
Iran (IRI)
 Bishambar Singh
India (IND)
Featherweight
(63 kg) details
 Masaaki Kaneko
Japan (JPN)
 Ebrahim Seifpour
Iran (IRI)
 Chang Kyung-moo
South Korea (KOR)
Lightweight
(70 kg) details
 Abdollah Movahed
Iran (IRI)
 Yoshiharu Tobita
Japan (JPN)
 Udey Chand
India (IND)
Welterweight
(78 kg) details
 Muhammad Bashir
Pakistan (PAK)
 Hossein Tahami
Iran (IRI)
 Suh Yong-suk
South Korea (KOR)
Middleweight
(87 kg) details
 Tatsuo Sasaki
Japan (JPN)
 Mahmoud Moezzipour
Iran (IRI)
 Sajjan Singh
India (IND)
Light heavyweight
(97 kg) details
 Mansour Mehdizadeh
Iran (IRI)
 Bishwanath Singh
India (IND)
 Shunichi Kawano
Japan (JPN)
Heavyweight
(+97 kg) details
 Moslem Eskandar-Filabi
Iran (IRI)
 Muhammad Saeed
Pakistan (PAK)
 Bhim Singh
India (IND)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 4 1 1 6
2  Iran (IRI) 3 5 0 8
3  Pakistan (PAK) 1 1 0 2
4  India (IND) 0 1 5 6
5  South Korea (KOR) 0 0 2 2
Total 8 8 8 24

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