Swimming at the 1951 Asian Games

Swimming was contested at the 1951 Asian Games in National Stadium Swimming Pool, New Delhi, India from March 5 to March 7, 1951 with eight events all for men.

Swimming
at the 1951 Asian Games
VenueNational Stadium Swimming Pool
Dates5–7 March

Neo Chwee Kok of Singapore dominated the competition winning four gold medals.

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
100 m freestyle
Sachin Nag
 India
1:04.7 Wiebe Wolters
 Singapore
1:04.7 Sotero Alcantara
 Philippines
1:04.8
400 m freestyle
Neo Chwee Kok
 Singapore
5:13.8
GR
Mohammad Mala
 Philippines
5:31.4 Bimal Chandra
 India
5:32.5
800 m freestyle
Neo Chwee Kok
 Singapore
11:02.2
GR
Serafin Villanueva
 Philippines
11:25.5 Mohammad Mala
 Philippines
11:30.7
1500 m freestyle
Neo Chwee Kok
 Singapore
21:43.6
GR
Mohammad Mala
 Philippines
22:17.5 Serafin Villanueva
 Philippines
22:21.7
100 m backstroke
Artemio Salamat
 Philippines
1:16.3
GR
Kanti Shah
 India
1:17.0 Edilberto Bonus
 Philippines
1:17.4
200 m breaststroke
Jacinto Cayco
 Philippines
2:54.4
GR
Rene Amabuyok
 Philippines
2:54.8 Jehangir Naegamwalla
 India
3:11.0
4 × 100 m freestyle relay
 Singapore
Wiebe Wolters
Lionel Chee
Barry Mitchell
Neo Chwee Kok
4:19.8
GR
 Philippines
Nurhatab Rajab
Mohammad Mala
Serafin Villanueva
Sotero Alcantara
4:23.2  India
Isaac Monsoor
Bimal Chandra
Sambhu Saha
Sachin Nag
4:28.8
3 × 100 m medley relay
 Philippines
Artemio Salamat
Jacinto Cayco
Nurhatab Rajab
3:36.5
GR
 Singapore
Lionel Chee
Tan Hwee Hock
Neo Chwee Kok
3:39.5  India
Kanti Shah
Jehangir Naegamwalla
Sachin Nag
3:43.6

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Singapore (SGP)4206
2 Philippines (PHI)35412
3 India (IND)1146
Totals (3 nations)88824

References

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