Wrestling at the 1958 Asian Games

Wrestling was one of the sports which was held at the 1958 Asian Games in Korakuen Ice Palace, Tokyo, Japan between 25 and 27 May 1958. The competition included only men's freestyle events.

Wrestling
at the 1958 Asian Games
VenueKorakuen Ice Palace
Dates25–27 May

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(52 kg)
Ryoji Yoshida
 Japan
Khalil Rayatpanah
 Iran
Shujah-ud-Din
 Pakistan
Bantamweight
(57 kg)
Minoru Iizuka
 Japan
Muhammad Akhtar
 Pakistan
Gholam Hossein Zandi
 Iran
Featherweight
(62 kg)
Kiyoshi Nakagawa
 Japan
Siraj Din
 Pakistan
Nasser Givehchi
 Iran
Lightweight
(67 kg)
Emam-Ali Habibi
 Iran
Kazuo Abe
 Japan
Bong Chang-won
 South Korea
Welterweight
(73 kg)
Yutaka Kaneko
 Japan
Jahanbakht Tofigh
 Iran
Muhammad Bashir
 Pakistan
Middleweight
(79 kg)
Takashi Nagai
 Japan
Nabi Sorouri
 Iran
Nicolas Arcales
 Philippines
Light heavyweight
(87 kg)
Gholamreza Takhti
 Iran
Haruo Takagi
 Japan
Hwang Chae-won
 South Korea
Heavyweight
(+87 kg)
Abbas Zandi
 Iran
Muhammad Nazir
 Pakistan
Mitsuhiro Ohira
 Japan

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Japan (JPN)5218
2 Iran (IRI)3328
3 Pakistan (PAK)0325
4 South Korea (KOR)0022
5 Philippines (PHI)0011
Totals (5 nations)88824

Participating nations

A total of 44 athletes from 7 nations competed in wrestling at the 1958 Asian Games:

References

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