Yoshinori Sakai




Age: 69


Summary: Japanese athlete who was selected as the final runner in the relay to have lit the cauldron at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan for an event seen as a symbol of the nation's postwar reconstruction and commitment to peace when he was 19 years old at the time.



Cause of Death: Cerebral hemorrhage


Born: August 6, 1945


Died: September 10, 2014


Location: Tokyo, Japan