II Asian Games


The Capital of Philippines, Manila hosted 2nd Asian Games. The ideals of the Olympic Movement through the Asian Games were firmly bolstered at this Games with considerable increase in numbers of participating countries/NOCs and participants. Although cycling was excluded, wrestling, boxing, and rifle shooting were added to bring the total number of sports to 8. As for the gold medal tally, Japan lead the record with 37, Philippines as the host country was 2nd with 10, and Korea doing well as a new comer was 3rd with 8.

Participating Nations

19

Participants

970

Sports/Events

8

Athletics, Swimming, Soccer, Basketball, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Boxing & Shooting

The top three winners were: Japan , Philippines and Korea .


Medal Tally of 2nd Asian Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1

Japan

38

36

24

98

2

Philippines

14

14

17

45

3

Korea

8

6

5

19

4

Pakistan

5

6

2

13

5

India

4

4

5

14

6

China

2

4

6

12

7

Burma

2

-

2

4

8

Israel

2

-

1

3

9

Singapore

1

3

4

8

10

Ceylon

-

1

1

2

11

Indonesia

-

-

3

3

12

Hong Kong

-

-

1

1

Total

76

74

71

222

 

   Pakistan Medal Tally in 2nd Asian Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Athletics

4

4

-

8

2.

Weightlifting

-

1

-

1

3.

Wrestling

1

1

2

4

Total

5

6

2

13

 

S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal

   Athletics

1

Sub. Abdul Khaliq

100 Metres

Gold

2

Mr. M. Sharif Butt

200 Metres

Gold

3

Hav. Mirza Khan

400 M Hurdles

Gold

4.

H/Capt. Muhammad Nawaz

Javelin

Gold

5.

Sub. Muhammad Aslam

200 Metres

Silver

6.

M/s Khaliq, Aslam, Sharif, Aziz

4 x 100 M Relay

Silver

7.

H/Capt. Jalal Khan

Javelin

Silver

8.

H/Capt. Muhammad Iqbal

Hammer

Silver

   Weightlifitng

1

Mr. Muhammad Iqbal Butt

Lt. Hvy. Weight

Silver

   Wrestling

1

Mr. Din Muhammad

Fly Weight

Gold

2

Mr. Abdul Rashid

Welter Weight

Silver

3.

Mr. Muhammad Amin

Bantam Weight

Bronze

4.

Mr. Muhammad Ashraf

Light Weight

Bronze