1954 World Wrestling Championships

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1954 World Championships
Host city Japan Tokyo, Japan
Dates May 22–25
Champions
Freestyle  Turkey

The 1954 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Tokyo, Japan.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Soviet Union 3 0 3 6
2  Turkey 2 3 1 6
3  Iran 2 1 0 3
4  Japan 1 1 2 4
5  Sweden 0 2 1 3
6  Hungary 0 1 0 1
7  Finland 0 0 1 1
Total 8 8 8 24

Team ranking[edit]

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1  Turkey 37
2  Soviet Union 35
3  Iran 24

Medal summary[edit]

Men's freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
 Hüseyin Akbaş
Turkey (TUR)
 Yushu Kitano
Japan (JPN)
 Mirian Tsalkalamanidze
Soviet Union (URS)
Bantamweight
57 kg
 Mustafa Dağıstanlı
Turkey (TUR)
 Lajos Bencze
Hungary (HUN)
 Tauno Jaskari
Finland (FIN)
Featherweight
62 kg
 Shozo Sasahara
Japan (JPN)
 Bayram Şit
Turkey (TUR)
 Nikolay Musashvili
Soviet Union (URS)
Lightweight
67 kg
 Jahanbakht Tofigh
Iran (IRI)
 Olle Anderberg
Sweden (SWE)
 Sergey Gabaradze
Soviet Union (URS)
Welterweight
73 kg
 Vakhtang Balavadze
Soviet Union (URS)
 Mohammad Ali Fardin
Iran (IRI)
 Yutaka Kaneko
Japan (JPN)
Middleweight
79 kg
 Abbas Zandi
Iran (IRI)
 İsmet Atlı
Turkey (TUR)
 Kazuo Katsuramoto
Japan (JPN)
Light heavyweight
87 kg
 August Englas
Soviet Union (URS)
 Adil Atan
Turkey (TUR)
 Viking Palm
Sweden (SWE)
Heavyweight
+87 kg
 Arsen Mekokishvili
Soviet Union (URS)
 Bertil Antonsson
Sweden (SWE)
 İrfan Atan
Turkey (TUR)

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