Wrestling at the 1954 Asian Games

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Wrestling was one of the sports which was held at the 1954 Asian Games in Manila, Philippines between 1 and 3 May 1954. The competition included only men's freestyle events.

Medalists[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg) details
Din Muhammad
 Pakistan
Yushu Kitano
 Japan
Basilio Fabila
 Philippines
Bantamweight
(57 kg) details
Minoru Iizuka
 Japan
Han Duk-hung
 South Korea
Muhammad Amin
 Pakistan
Featherweight
(62 kg) details
Shigeru Kasahara
 Japan
Mansueto Napilay
 Philippines
Kim Young-jun
 South Korea
Lightweight
(67 kg) details
Takeo Shimotori
 Japan
B. G. Kashid
 India
Muhammad Ashraf
 Pakistan
Welterweight
(73 kg) details
Yutaka Kaneko
 Japan
Abdul Rashid
 Pakistan
Lim Bae-young
 South Korea
Middleweight
(79 kg) details
Kazuo Katsuramoto
 Japan
Nicolas Arcales
 Philippines
Sohan Singh
 India
Heavyweight
(+87 kg) details
Kenzo Fukuda
 Japan
Baryalai Naseri
 Afghanistan
None awarded

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 6 1 0 7
2  Pakistan 1 1 2 4
3  Philippines 0 2 1 3
4  South Korea 0 1 2 3
5  India 0 1 1 2
6  Afghanistan 0 1 0 1
Total 7 7 6 20

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 32 athletes from 8 nations competed in wrestling at the 1954 Asian Games:

References[edit]