Sohn Kee Chung



Age: 90


Summary: Korean marathon runner who won a gold medal and set a world's record for Japan at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin when Korea was a Japanese colony, who tried unsuccessfully for 66 years to get the IOC to revise the records to show Korea as the country under which the gold medal was won.



Cause of Death: Heart failure


Born: August 29, 1912


Died: November 15, 2002


Location: Seoul, South Korea