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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