Wrestling at the 1962 Asian Games

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Wrestling at the 1962 Asian Games on a stamp of Indonesia

Wrestling was one of the sports which was held at the 1962 Asian Games in Ikada Sports Hall, Jakarta, Indonesia between 25 and 30 August 1962. The competition included only men's events.

Medalists[edit]

Freestyle[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg) details
Noriyuki Harada
 Japan
Chang Chang-son
 South Korea
Malwa
 India
Bantamweight
(57 kg) details
Tadashi Asai
 Japan
Siraj Din
 Pakistan
Choi Young-kil
 South Korea
Featherweight
(63 kg) details
Osamu Watanabe
 Japan
Muhammad Akhtar
 Pakistan
Mohammad Ibrahim
 Afghanistan
Lightweight
(70 kg) details
Kazuo Abe
 Japan
Udey Chand
 India
Ghulam Rasool
 Pakistan
Welterweight
(78 kg) details
Yutaka Kaneko
 Japan
Muhammad Bashir
 Pakistan
Lakshmikant Pandey
 India
Middleweight
(87 kg) details
Faiz Muhammad
 Pakistan
Sajjan Singh
 India
Shunichi Kawano
 Japan
Light heavyweight
(97 kg) details
Maruti Mane
 India
Haruo Takagi
 Japan
Muhammad Niaz
 Pakistan
Heavyweight
(+97 kg) details
Muhammad Saeed
 Pakistan
Ganpat Andhalkar
 India
Jiro Seki
 Japan

Greco-Roman[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg) details
Malwa
 India
Tsutomu Hanahara
 Japan
Mujari
 Indonesia
Bantamweight
(57 kg) details
Masamitsu Ichiguchi
 Japan
Siraj Din
 Pakistan
Narin Ghume
 India
Featherweight
(63 kg) details
Tokuaki Fujita
 Japan
Muhammad Akhtar
 Pakistan
Rachman Firdaus
 Indonesia
Lightweight
(70 kg) details
Yoichi Sasaki
 Japan
Udey Chand
 India
Ghulam Rasool
 Pakistan
Welterweight
(78 kg) details
Yutaka Kaneko
 Japan
Muhammad Bashir
 Pakistan
Oh Jae-young
 South Korea
Middleweight
(87 kg) details
Shunichi Kawano
 Japan
Sajjan Singh
 India
Faiz Muhammad
 Pakistan
Light heavyweight
(97 kg) details
Muhammad Niaz
 Pakistan
Haruo Takagi
 Japan
Shared silver
Maruti Mane
 India
Heavyweight
(+97 kg) details
Ganpat Andhalkar
 India
Muhammad Saeed
 Pakistan
Jiro Seki
 Japan

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 10 3 3 16
2  Pakistan 3 7 4 14
3  India 3 6 3 12
4  South Korea 0 1 2 3
5  Indonesia 0 0 2 2
6  Afghanistan 0 0 1 1
Total 16 17 15 48

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 59 athletes from 8 nations competed in wrestling at the 1962 Asian Games:

References[edit]