Meet The First Asian American Gold Medalist, 91 Year-Old Sammy LeeDisgrasian

The last time the Olympics were in London in 1948 was also the first time an Asian American won a gold medal in the Games. That distinction belongs to 91 year-old Dr. Samuel “Sammy” Lee, who was born in Fresno, CA and is of Korean descent.
Jul 23, 2012 / 55 notes

Meet The First Asian American Gold Medalist, 91 Year-Old Sammy Lee
Disgrasian

The last time the Olympics were in London in 1948 was also the first time an Asian American won a gold medal in the Games. That distinction belongs to 91 year-old Dr. Samuel “Sammy” Lee, who was born in Fresno, CA and is of Korean descent.

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    Victoria Manalo Draves, close friend of Sammy was the first woman in Olympic history to win both springboard and...
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