Boxing at the 1958 Asian Games

The Boxing Tournament at the 1958 Asian Games was held in Korakuen Ice Palace, Tokyo, Japan from 28 to 31 May 1958. A total of 62 boxers from 11 nations competed.

Boxing
at the 1958 Asian Games
Boxing pictogram.svg
VenueKorakuen Ice Palace
Dates28–31 May
Competitors62 from 11 nations
← 1954
1962 →

The host nation dominated the competition winning six out of ten gold medals, South Korea, Burma and Republic of China (Taiwan) won the remaining gold medals.

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Flyweight
(51 kg) details
Akio Maki
  Japan
Hla Nyunt
  Burma
Ezaria Ilkhanoff
  Iran
Kim Chang-han
  South Korea
Bantamweight
(54 kg) details
Thein Myint
  Burma
Takeo Suzuki
  Japan
Muhammad Nasir
  Pakistan
Jacinto Diaz
  Philippines
Featherweight
(57 kg) details
Isami Ikeyama
  Japan
Dionisio Guevarra
  Philippines
Austin Dunsford
  Singapore
Song Soon-chun
  South Korea
Lightweight
(60 kg) details
Chung Dong-hoon
  South Korea
Shinichiro Suzuki
  Japan
Celedonio Espinosa
  Philippines
Sundar Rao
  India
Light welterweight
(63.5 kg) details
Shigemasa Kawakami
  Japan
Vazik Kazarian
  Iran
Sueb Chundakowsolaya
  Thailand
Kim Deuk-bong
  South Korea
Welterweight
(67 kg) details
Kim Ki-soo
  South Korea
Soren Pirjanian
  Iran
Tongsai Teptani
  Thailand
Toshiro Onuki
  Japan
Light middleweight
(71 kg) details
Osamu Takahashi
  Japan
Amir Yavari
  Iran
Bait Hussain
  Pakistan
Stanley Majid
  Burma
Middleweight
(75 kg) details
Chang Lo-pu
  Republic of China
Hari Singh
  India
Leon Khachatourian
  Iran
Shoichi Matsuura
  Japan
Light heavyweight
(81 kg) details
Shuichi Nakayama
  Japan
Sultan Mahmood
  Pakistan
Akbar Khojini
  Iran
None awarded
Heavyweight
(+81 kg) details
Shunzo Nishio
  Japan
Khalid Mumtaz
  Pakistan
None awarded
None awarded

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Japan (JPN)62210
2  South Korea (KOR)2035
3  Burma (BIR)1113
4  Republic of China (ROC)1001
5  Iran (IRN)0336
6  Pakistan (PAK)0224
7  Philippines (PHI)0123
8  India (IND)0112
9  Thailand (THA)0022
10  Singapore (SIN)0011
Totals (10 entries)10101737

Participating nationsEdit

A total of 62 athletes from 11 nations competed in boxing at the 1958 Asian Games:

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