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.

Boxing
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]

Medalists

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

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
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:

References

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