IV Asian Games

It was the best of times, and it was the worst of times for 4th Asian Games held in Jakarta , the capital of Indonesia . The Asian Games Movement experienced severe strain when the Indonesian authorities refused entries of delegations from Israel and Taiwan . However, 17 new Games records were achieved in athletics, swimming and others to prove that the Asian Games' indispensable role in promotion of sports in Asia .

Participating Nations

16

Participants

1545

Sports/Events

13
Athletics, Swimming, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, Cycling, Boxing, Wrestling, Shooting, Hockey and Badminton

Negative political impact on the Asian Olympic.

Movement, when Indonesia opposed the participation of Chinese Taipei and Israel.

IWF withdrawn weightlifting events.

Badminton included for the first time as new.

The top three winners were: Japan , India and Indonesia.

Medal Tally of 4th Asian Games

Rank.
Nation
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1

Japan

73

56

23

152

2

India

10

13

10

33

3

Indonesia

9

12

27

48

4

Pakistan

8

11

9

28

5

Philippines

7

4

16

27

6

Korea

4

4

7

15

7

Thailand

2

5

5

12

8

Malaysia

2

3

5

10

9

Burma

2

1

7

10

10

Singapore

1

-

1

2

11

Ceylon

-

1

2

3

12

Hong Kong

-

-

1

1

Total

118

110

113

341

 

   Pakistan Medal Tally in 4th Asian Games

S.No.
Discipline
Medals
     Gold
      Silver
       Bronze
     Total

1.

Athletics

2

3

2

7

2.

Boxing

2

1

2

5

3.

Hockey

1

-

-

1

4.

Volleyball

-

-

1

1

5.

Wrestling

3

7

4

14

Total

8

11

9

28

 

S.No.
Player
Name of Event
Medal

   Athletics

1.

H/Capt. Mubarik Shah

3000 M. S/chase

Gold

2.

H/Capt. Mubarik Shah

5000 Metres

Gold

3.

H/Capt. Ghulam Raziq

110 M. Hurdles

Silver

4.

Sub. Muhammad Yusaf

Marathon

Silver

5.

H/Captain Muhammad Nawaz

Javelin

Silver

6.

H/Lt. Allah Ditta

Pole Vault

Bronze

7.

H/Capt. Muhammad Iqbal

Hammer

Bronze

   Boxing

1.

Hav. Muhammad Safdar

Lt. Hvy Weight

Gold

2.

H/Capt. Barkat Ali

Heavy Weight

Gold

3.

Mr. Gul Muhammad

Bantam Weight

Silver

4.

Hav. Ghulam Sarwar (Jr)

Fly Weight

Bronze

5.

H/Lt. Ghulam Sarwar (Sr)

Light Weight

Bronze

   Hockey

1.

Pakistan Team

Hockey (Men)

Gold

   Volleyball

1.

Pakistan Team

Volleyball (Men)

Bronze

   Wrestling

1.

H/Capt. Faiz Muhammad

Middle Weight

Gold

2.

Mr. Muhammad Niaz

Lt. Hvy. Weigh (Greco)

Gold

3.

Mr. Muhammad Saeed

Heavy Weight

Gold

4.

Mr. Siraj Din

Bantam Weight

Silver

5.

Mr. Siraj Din

Bantam Weight (Greco)

Silver

6.

Mr. Muhammad Akhtar

Feather Weight

Silver

7.

Mr. Muhammad Akhtar

Feather Weight (Greco)

Silver

8.

Mr. Muhammad Bashir

Welter Weight

Silver

9.

Mr. Muhammad Bashir

Welter Weight (Greco)

Silver

10.

Muhammad Saeed

Hvy Weight (Greco)

Silver

11.

Mr. Ghulam Rasool

Light Weight

Bronze

12.

Mr. Ghulam Rasool

Light Weight (Greco)

Bronze

13.

H/Capt. Faiz Muhammad

Middle Weight (Greco)

Bronze

14.

Mr. Muhammad Niaz

Lt. Hvy Weight

Bronze