Weightlifting at the 1954 Asian Games

Weightlifting was contested from May 6 to May 8 at the 1954 Asian Games in Manila, Philippines. The competition included only men's events for seven different weight categories.

Weightlifting
at the 1954 Asian Games
Dates6–8 May

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Bantamweight
(56 kg)
Yoo In-ho
 South Korea
Rodolfo Caparas
 Philippines
Yushio Nambu
 Japan
Featherweight
(60 kg)
Nil Tun Maung
 Burma
Rodrigo del Rosario
 Philippines
Chay Weng Yew
 Singapore
Lightweight
(67.5 kg)
Cho Bong-jik
 South Korea
Minoru Kubota
 Japan
Thio Ging Hwie
 Indonesia
Middleweight
(75 kg)
Kim Chang-hee
 South Korea
La See-yun
 South Korea
Hachiro Fujiwara
 Japan
Light heavyweight
(82.5 kg)
Kim Seong-jip
 South Korea
Muhammad Iqbal Butt
 Pakistan
Harold de Castro
 Singapore
Middle heavyweight
(90 kg)
Ko Chong-ku
 South Korea
Pedro del Mundo
 Philippines
Joaquin Vasquez
 Philippines
Heavyweight
(+90 kg)
Maung Maung Lwin
 Burma
Hong Chi-hua
 Republic of China
Shih Ping-hua
 Republic of China

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 South Korea (KOR)5106
2 Burma (BIR)2002
3 Philippines (PHI)0314
4 Japan (JPN)0123
5 Republic of China (ROC)0112
6 Pakistan (PAK)0101
7 Singapore (SGP)0022
8 Indonesia (INA)0011
Totals (8 nations)77721

References

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