Swimming at the 1954 Asian Games

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Swimming at the 1954 Asian Games on a stamp of the Philippines

Swimming was contested at the 1954 Asian Games in Manila, Philippine from May 5 to May 8, 1954.

Medalists[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
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Hiroshi Suzuki
 Japan
58.2
GR
Teijiro Tanikawa
 Japan
58.4 Neo Chwee Kok
 Singapore
58.6
400 m freestyle
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Yoshihiro Shoji
 Japan
4:43.3
GR
Katsuji Yamashita
 Japan
4:47.2 Bana Sailani
 Philippines
4:48.8
1500 m freestyle
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Yukiyoshi Aoki
 Japan
19:13.0
GR
Shichiro Shintaku
 Japan
19:13.9 Tsutomu Nagashima
 Japan
19:48.5
100 m backstroke
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Keiji Hase
 Japan
1:07.1
GR
Norihiko Kurahashi
 Japan
1:09.0 Takuro Ashida
 Japan
1:09.7
200 m breaststroke
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Mamoru Tanaka
 Japan
2:41.9
GR
Masaru Furukawa
 Japan
2:42.2 Masao Togami
 Japan
2:48.1
200 m butterfly
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Parsons Nabuila
 Philippines
2:48.3
GR
Amado Jimenez
 Philippines
2:49.1 Robert Collins
 Philippines
3:00.6
4 × 200 m freestyle relay
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 Japan
Kenzo Yoshimura
Teijiro Tanikawa
Yukiyoshi Aoki
Hiroshi Suzuki
9:08.9
GR
 Singapore
Ong Choon Lim
Tan Teow Choon
Lionel Chee
Neo Chwee Kok
9:22.0  Philippines
Rolando Santos
Bertulfo Cachero
Angel Colmenares
Bana Sailani
9:27.2

Women[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
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Haydee Coloso
 Philippines
1:09.7 Tomiko Atarashi
 Japan
1:10.4 Shizue Miyabe
 Japan
1:10.5
400 m freestyle
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Misako Tamura
 Japan
5:32.2
GR
Akiko Miyazaki
 Japan
5:39.4 Yoshiko Sato
 Japan
5:43.9
100 m backstroke
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Jocelyn von Giese
 Philippines
1:21.6 Keiko Sadamori
 Japan
1:22.1 Midori Morimae
 Japan
1:23.3
200 m breaststroke
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Masayo Aoki
 Japan
3:03.6
GR
Kazuko Sakamoto
 Japan
3:08.5 Chizuko Urahata
 Japan
3:09.9
100 m butterfly
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Haydee Coloso
 Philippines
1:28.3
GR
Norma Yldefonzo
 Philippines
1:36.5 Sandra von Giese
 Philippines
1:37.5
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
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 Japan
Sadako Yamashita
Shizue Miyabe
Misako Tamura
Tomiko Atarashi
4:49.6
GR
 Philippines
Sonia von Giese
Gertrudes Vito
Nimfa Lim
Haydee Coloso
5:15.6  Republic of China
Kwok Ngan-hung
Tsui Shiu-ling
Chang Zoe-chee
Chan Sin-yi
5:42.2

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 9 9 7 25
2  Philippines 4 3 4 11
3  Singapore 0 1 1 2
4  Republic of China 0 0 1 1
Total 13 13 13 39

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