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TOMMY TAMIO KONO 

:: Born in 1930
:: Country: United States
:: Summer Olympics and World Championships Medals:
   Gold (8), Silver (2), Bronze (1),
:: Weight Classes Competed in:
   Lightweight (67.5KG), Middleweight (75KG), Light Heavyweight (82.5KG),
:: World Records: 21
:: More Info:
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Olympic Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1952 Lightweight 1 105+117.5+140 = 362.5
1956 Light Heavyweight 1 140+132.5+175 = 447.5
1960 Middleweight 2 140+127.5+160 = 427.5

World Championships: Medals and Results 

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1953 Middleweight 1 120+120+167.5= 407.5
1954 Light Heavyweight 1 140+122.5+172.5= 435
1955 Light Heavyweight 1 142.5+127.5+165= 435
1957 Middleweight 1 135+122.5+162.5= 420
1958 Middleweight 1 135+130+165= 430
1959 Middleweight 1 132.5+130+162.5= 425
1961 Light Heavyweight 3 137.5+127.5+165= 430
1962 Light Heavyweight 2 150+135+170= 455

Pan American Games: Medals and Results

Year Weight Rank Results (kg)
1955 Light Heavyweight 1
1959 Middleweight 1
1963 Light Heavyweight 1
 

World Records Counter: 21 records

Press Snatch Jerk Total2 Total3
10 2 3 0 6

World Records by Tommy Tamio Kono

Date Lift Type Result Weight Class Location
  Note: * Unofficial world records
7/26/1952 Snatch  117.5  Lightweight  Helsinki
10/10/1952 Press  112.5  Lightweight  Cobenhavn
3/29/1953 Clean and Jerk  168.5  Middleweight  Stockholm
8/29/1953 Total (3)  407.5  Middleweight  Stockholm
10/10/1954 Clean and Jerk  172.5  Light Heavyweight  Wienn
10/10/1954 Total (3)  435  Light Heavyweight  Wienn
10/17/1954 Press  131  Middleweight  Lille
10/17/1954 Total (3)  410  Middleweight  Lille
6/22/1955 Press  132.5  Middleweight  Leningrad
3/9/1956 Press  144  Light Heavyweight  Honolulu
5/17/1956 Press  133.5  Middleweight  Honolulu
9/15/1956 Press  146  Middle Heavyweight  Honolulu
11/26/1956 Clean and Jerk  175  Light Heavyweight  Melbourne
11/26/1956 Total (3)  447.5  Light Heavyweight  Melbourne
2/1/1957 Press  144.5  Light Heavyweight  Honolulu
3/1/1957 Press  145  Light Heavyweight  Honolulu
9/19/1958 Snatch  133.5  Middleweight  Stockholm
9/19/1958 Total (3)  430  Middleweight  Stockholm
3/10/1961 Press  153  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
3/10/1961 Total (3)  460  Light Heavyweight  Moscow
6/17/1961 Press  153.5  Light Heavyweight  Tokyo
1953* Press  130  Middleweight  Indianapolis
1953* Total (3)  412.5  Middleweight  Mannheim
1954* Press  143.5  Light Heavyweight  Mexico City
1956* Clean and Jerk  173.5  Light Heavyweight  Honolulu
1956* Total (3)  442.5  Light Heavyweight  Honolulu
1961* Press  158.5  Middle Heavyweight  Honolulu
 

Clip-0-Rama @ Lift Up: Tommy Tamio KONO

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Tommy Tamio Kono In Action

Tommy Tamio KONO

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