Tommy KonoPhoto by Y Ishii
Jan 19 1957
Tommy Kono Photo by Y Ishii Jan 19 1957

Very sad news. I had the honor of interviewing Mr Kono only 10 weeks ago. Here is the product of that interview: Tommy Kono: Out of an Internment Camp Rises Arguably the Greatest Weightlifter of All Time


Two-time Olympic gold medalist Tommy Kono died Sunday in Honolulu due to complications from liver disease, the U.S. Olympic Committee said. He was 85. Kono

Source: Two-time Olympic weightlifting champion Kono dies at 85 | The Japan Times