Boxing at the 1962 Asian Games

The Boxing Tournament at the 1962 Asian Games was held at the Senayan Tennis Stadium (now known as Center Court) in Jakarta, Indonesia between 25 and 31 August 1962.

at the 1962 Asian Games
VenueSenayan Tennis Stadium
Dates25–31 August
Competitors65 from 11 nations

Barkat Ali of Pakistan won the heavyweight gold without a fight in the absence of his only would to be opponent Chang Lo-pu from Taiwan. India's Padam Bahadur Mall was voted the best boxer at the Games.[1]


Event Gold Silver Bronze
(51 kg)
Chung Shin-cho
 South Korea
Masao Karasawa
Senarath Jayasuriya
Ghulam Sarwar
(54 kg)
Kiyoshi Tanabe
Frans Soplanit
Tin Tun
Jose Ramirez
(57 kg)
Samphan Payonrathana
Mamoru Hayashi
Egino Grafia
Than Tun
(60 kg)
Padam Bahadur Mall
Kanemaru Shiratori
Catalino Arpon
You Chin Hong
Light welterweight
(63.5 kg)
Kim Deuk-bong
 South Korea
Sukda Songsang
Johnny Bolang
Muhammad Sharif
(67 kg)
Manfredo Alipala
Kichijiro Hamada
Choi Song-keun
 South Korea
Singto Jamjitman
Light middleweight
(71 kg)
Koji Masuda
Shin Yang-il
 South Korea
Kumar Rai
Buddy D'Souza
(75 kg)
Kim Duk-pal
 South Korea
Gul Muhammad
Alex Abast
Surendra Sarkar
Light heavyweight
(81 kg)
Muhammad Safdar
Paruhum Siregar
Tetsuya Arita
None awarded
(+81 kg)
Barkat Ali
None awarded None awarded
None awarded

Medal table

1 South Korea (KOR)3115
2 Japan (JPN)2417
3 Pakistan (PAK)2125
4 Thailand (THA)1113
5 Philippines (PHI)1034
6 India (IND)1023
7 Indonesia (INA)0224
8 Burma (BIR)0033
9 Cambodia (CAM)0011
 Ceylon (CEY)0011
Totals (10 nations)1091736

Participating nations

A total of 65 athletes from 11 nations competed in boxing at the 1962 Asian Games:


  1. "Mall Voted Best Asian Boxer". The Indian Express. 2 September 1962. p. 8. Retrieved 11 April 2018.
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