Obit Tommy Kono

Obit Tommy Kono

FILE - In this May 17, 1958, file photo, Tommy Kono, of the United States, competes in a weightlifting match between the U.S. team and a visiting Russian team in New York. Kono, who took up weightlifting in an internment camp for the Japanese and went on to win two Olympic gold medals for the United States, has died. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced that Kono died Sunday, April 24, in Honolulu. His daughter, JoAnn Sumida, told The New York Times the cause was complications from liver disease. He was 85. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)

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April 30, 2016 12:25:46 AM
April 30, 2016 04:34:45 AM
Marty Lederhandler
AP
ASSOCIATED PRESS
MAY 17, 1958, FILE PHOTO
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Olympic games, Events, Obituaries, Sports
New York, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES
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