The men's freestyle 57 kilograms (bantamweight) freestyle wrestling competition at the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta was held from 28 to 30 August 1962.
The competition used a form of negative points tournament, with negative points given for any result short of a fall. Accumulation of 6 negative points eliminated the wrestler. When three or fewer wrestlers remained, they advanced to a final round, with only preliminary results amongst them carried forward.
Wrestling at the 1962 Asian Games – Men's freestyle 57 kg Wikipedia
All times are Western Indonesian Time (UTC+07:30)The results and the points of the matches between the same wrestlers that were already wrestled during the early rounds shall be taken into account for the final round.