South Korea at the 1954 Asian Games

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South Korea at the
1954 Asian Games
Flag of South Korea (1949-1997).svg
IOC code KOR
NOC Korean Olympic Committee
in Manila
Competitors 57 in 6 sports
Ranked 3rd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
8 6 5 19
Officials 24
Asian Games appearances (overview)

South Korea, as Korea participated at the 1954 Asian Games held in the city of Manila, Philippines from May 1, 1954 to May 9, 1954. This country is ranked 3rd with 8 gold medals in this edition of the Asiad.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total
Athletics 2 1 2 5
Boxing 1 2 1 4
Football 0 1 0 1
Weightlifting 5 1 0 6
Wrestling 0 1 2 3
Total 8 6 5 19


Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Choi Yun-Chil Athletics Men's 1500 m
 Gold Choi Chung-Sik Athletics Men's 10000 m
 Gold Park Kyu-Hyun Boxing Men's Featherweight (-57 kg)
 Gold Yu In-Ho Weightlifting Men's -56 kg
 Gold Cho Bong-Mok Weightlifting Men's -67.5 kg
 Gold Kim Chang-Hee Weightlifting Men's -75 kg
 Gold Kim Seong-Jip Weightlifting Men's -87.5 kg
 Gold Ko Jong-Koo Weightlifting Men's -90 kg
 Silver Choi Yun-Chil Athletics Men's 5000 m
 Silver Lee Jang-Kyo Boxing Men's Flyweight (-51 kg)
 Silver Lee Sam-Yong Boxing Men's Lightwelterweight (-63.5 kg)
 Silver Team Korea Football Men's Team competition
 Silver Han Deok-Heung Wrestling Men's Freestyle -57 kg
 Silver Na Si-Yoon Weightlifting Men's -75 kg
 Bronze Choi Young-Ki Athletics Men's Triple jump
 Bronze Song Kyo-Sik Athletics Men's Hammer throw]
 Bronze Kim Yoon-Seo Boxing Men's Welterweight (-67 kg)
 Bronze Kim Young-Jun Wrestling Men's Freestyle -62 kg
 Bronze Lim Bae-Young Wrestling Men's Freestyle -73 kg