Boxing at the 1954 Asian Games

The Boxing Tournament at the 1954 Asian Games was held in Manila, Philippines between 5 May and 8 May 1954. A total of 37 boxers from 9 nations competed at the competition.

Boxing
at the 1954 Asian Games
Dates5–8 May
Competitors37 from 9 nations

The host nation dominated the competition winning five out of seven gold medals.

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(51 kg)
Ernesto Sajo
 Philippines
Lee Jang-kyo
 South Korea
Aye Kho
 Burma
Bantamweight
(54 kg)
Alejandro Ortuoste
 Philippines
Hempala Jayasuriya
 Ceylon
Kichio Miyake
 Japan
Featherweight
(57 kg)
Park Kum-hyun
 South Korea
Mauro Dizon
 Philippines
Chandrasena Jayasuriya
 Ceylon
Lightweight
(60 kg)
Celedonio Espinosa
 Philippines
Henry Wong
 Republic of China
Hiroshi Iwabuchi
 Japan
Light welterweight
(63.5 kg)
Ernesto Porto
 Philippines
Lee Sam-yong
 South Korea
Hisao Inoue
 Japan
Welterweight
(67 kg)
Kazuma Fujimoto
 Japan
Bulat Bin Ismail
 Singapore
Kim Yoon-seo
 South Korea
Light middleweight
(71 kg)
Vicente Tunacao
 Philippines
Yutaka Kobashi
 Japan
None awarded

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Philippines (PHI)5106
2 South Korea (KOR)1214
3 Japan (JPN)1135
4 Ceylon (CEY)0112
5 Republic of China (ROC)0101
 Singapore (SGP)0101
7 Burma (BIR)0011
Totals (7 nations)77620

Participating nations

A total of 37 athletes from 9 nations competed in boxing at the 1954 Asian Games:

References

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