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Encyclopedia > 1954 Asian Games

The 2nd Asian Games (also known as the II Asiad) were held in Manila, Philippines from May 1, 1954 to May 9, 1954. The games were formally opened by President Ramon Magsaysay in the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Malate, Manila. Image File history File links 1954asiangames. ... Manilas President Manuel Roxas Boulevard also known as the Baywalk Manila (Filipino: Maynila) is the capital of the Philippines. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the President of the Philippines The President of the Philippines is the head of state and of the government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Ramón Magsaysay (August 31, 1907 - March 17, 1957) was the third President of the Third Republic of the Philippines from December 30, 1953 until his death. ... Rizal Memorial Coliseum (before repairs in 2005) Rizal Memorial Baseball Stadium The Rizal Memorial Sports Complex is the national sports complex of the Philippines. ... Malate (-OOC-CH2-CH(OH)-COO-) is the ionized form of malic acid. ... Manilas President Manuel Roxas Boulevard also known as the Baywalk Manila (Filipino: Maynila) is the capital of the Philippines. ...


one of the gold medalists in the boxing event was Celedonio Espinosa of the far Eastern University.


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Athletics, also known, especially in American English, as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing, and jumping. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls attempts to score. ... Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano at Madison Square Garden, 1951 Julio Cesar Chavez and Ivan Robinson at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, 2005 Amir Khan of Britain and Mario Cesar Kindelan Mesa of Cuba at the Athens Olympics, 2004 Boxing, nicknamed the sweet science and also called pugilism or prizefighting... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Shooting is the act of causing a gun to fire at a target. ... Swimming describes any method by which living creatures move themselves through water apart from walking on the bottom. ... Weightlifting is a sport where competitors attempt to lift heavy weights mounted on steel bars, the execution of which is a combination of power and technique. ... The Wrestlers from Uffizi Gallery, Florence. ... Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano at Madison Square Garden, 1951 Julio Cesar Chavez and Ivan Robinson at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles, 2005 Amir Khan of Britain and Mario Cesar Kindelan Mesa of Cuba at the Athens Olympics, 2004 Boxing, nicknamed the sweet science and also called pugilism or prizefighting... The shooting sports include those competitive sports involving tests of accuracy and speed when shooting various types of guns, including airguns. ... The Wrestlers from Uffizi Gallery, Florence. ...

Medal Tally

(Host nation in bold.)

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Japan 38 36 24 98
2 Philippines 14 14 17 45
3 Korea 8 6 5 19
4 Pakistan 4 5 0 9
5 India 4 4 5 14
6 Republic of China 2 4 6 12
7 Burma 2 0 2 4
8 Israel 2 0 1 3
9 Singapore 1 3 4 8
10 Ceylon 0 1 1 2
11 Indonesia 0 0 3 3
12 Hong Kong 0 0 1 1
Total 75 73 69 218


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1954 Asian Games - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (107 words)
The 2nd Asian Games (also known as the II Asiad) were held in Manila, Philippines from May 1 to May 9, 1954.
The Games were formally opened by President Ramon Magsaysay in the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Malate, Manila.
Cycling was dropped as official Asian Games sport.
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