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Tommy Kono

AKA Thomas Tamio Kono

Born: 27-Jun-1930
Birthplace: Sacramento, CA
Died: 24-Apr-2016
Location of death: Honolulu, HI
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the Liver

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Asian
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sports Figure

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Weightlifter

Awarded titles Mr. World (1954), Mr. Universe (1955 and 1957).

Wife: Florence Rodrigues (m. 1962, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Jamieson
Daughter: JoAnn Sumida
Son: Mark

    Olympic Gold Medal 1952 (lightweight weightlifting)
    Olympic Gold Medal 1956 (light-heavyweight weightlifting)
    Olympic Silver Medal 1960 (middleweight weightlifting)
    US Olympic Hall of Fame 1990
    International Weightlifting Hall of Fame 1993
    Allied Internment Camp Inmate
    Japanese Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Asthma

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