‘Weightlifting saved my life,’ Olympian Tommy Kono says
By Bob Sigall
July 3, 2015
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COURTESY TOMMY KONO Aiea resident Tommy Kono, now 84, was named the greatest weightlifter of all time by the International Weightlifting Federation. He won two Olympic gold medals and one silver and set 26 world records. Kono, right, returns from Warsaw, Poland, after a championship in 1959.