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