1954 World Wrestling Championships

The 1954 World Freestyle Wrestling Championship were held in Tokyo, Japan.

1954 World Championships
Host cityJapan Tokyo, Japan
Dates22–25 May
Champions
Freestyle Turkey

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union3036
2  Turkey2316
3  Iran2103
4  Japan1124
5  Sweden0213
6  Hungary0101
7  Finland0011
Totals (7 nations)88824

Team rankingEdit

Rank Men's freestyle
Team Points
1   Turkey 37
2   Soviet Union 35
3   Iran 24

Medal summaryEdit

Men's freestyleEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
52 kg
Hüseyin Akbaş
  Turkey
Yushu Kitano
  Japan
Mirian Tsalkalamanidze
  Soviet Union
Bantamweight
57 kg
Mustafa Dağıstanlı
  Turkey
Lajos Bencze
  Hungary
Tauno Jaskari
  Finland
Featherweight
62 kg
Shozo Sasahara
  Japan
Bayram Şit
  Turkey
Nikolay Musashvili
  Soviet Union
Lightweight
67 kg
Jahanbakht Tofigh
  Iran
Olle Anderberg
  Sweden
Sergey Gabaradze
  Soviet Union
Welterweight
73 kg
Vakhtang Balavadze
  Soviet Union
Mohammad Ali Fardin
  Iran
Yutaka Kaneko
  Japan
Middleweight
79 kg
Abbas Zandi
  Iran
İsmet Atlı
  Turkey
Kazuo Katsuramoto
  Japan
Light heavyweight
87 kg
August Englas
  Soviet Union
Adil Atan
  Turkey
Viking Palm
  Sweden
Heavyweight
+87 kg
Arsen Mekokishvili
  Soviet Union
Bertil Antonsson
  Sweden
İrfan Atan
  Turkey

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