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

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