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

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan (JPN) 6 1 0 7
2  Pakistan (PAK) 1 1 2 4
3  Philippines (PHI) 0 2 1 3
4  South Korea (KOR) 0 1 2 3
5  India (IND) 0 1 1 2
6  Afghanistan (AFG) 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]