Weightlifting at the 1954 Asian Games

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Weightlifting was contested from May 6 to May 8 at the 1954 Asian Games in Manila, Philippines. The competition included only men's events for seven different weight categories.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(56 kg) details
Yoo In-ho
 South Korea
Rodolfo Caparas
 Philippines
Yushio Nambu
 Japan
Featherweight
(60 kg) details
Tun Maung
 Burma
Rodrigo del Rosario
 Philippines
Chay Weng Yew
 Singapore
Lightweight
(67.5 kg) details
Cho Bong-jik
 South Korea
Minoru Kubota
 Japan
Thio Ging Hwie
 Indonesia
Middleweight
(75 kg) details
Kim Chang-hee
 South Korea
La See-yun
 South Korea
Hachiro Fujiwara
 Japan
Light heavyweight
(82.5 kg) details
Kim Seong-jip
 South Korea
Muhammad Iqbal Butt
 Pakistan
Harold de Castro
 Singapore
Middle heavyweight
(90 kg) details
Ko Chong-ku
 South Korea
Pedro del Mundo
 Philippines
Joaquin Vasquez
 Philippines
Heavyweight
(+90 kg) details
Maung Maung Lwin
 Burma
Hong Chi-hua
 Republic of China
Shih Ping-hua
 Republic of China

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 South Korea 5 1 0 6
2 Burma 2 0 0 2
3 Philippines 0 3 1 4
4 Japan 0 1 2 3
5 Republic of China 0 1 1 2
6 Pakistan 0 1 0 1
7 Singapore 0 0 2 2
8 Indonesia 0 0 1 1
Total 7 7 7 21

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