Dr. Sammy Lee (b. August 1, 1920 in Fresno, California) is the first Asian American to win an Olympic gold medal for the United States and the first man to win back-to-back gold medals in Olympic platform diving. He went on to coach olympic divers including Greg Louganis. August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... An Asian American is a person of Asian ancestry or origin who was born in or is an immigrant to the United States. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...
Sammy Lee on The Asians in America page
Sammy Lee on hickoksports.com
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