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In Memoriam: Sammy Lee, First Asian-American to Earn Olympic Gold

Dive One - International Swimming Hall of Fame posts "Dr. Sammy Lee 1952 Olympics."

Dive Two - LA Times posts "Sammy Lee, diver who became first Asian American to win Olympic medal, dies at 96. In a Facebook post Saturday announcing Lee’s death, his daughter-in-law, Gina Lee, described him as a “true giant, a fearless leader, a magnificent and loving family man and a hero amongst the Olympic and Medical world....he dove into our hearts and will be truly missed.

Dive Three - International Swimming Hall of Fame posts "Dr. Sammy Lee on You Bet Your Life with Groucho Marx 1956."

Dive Four - NY Times posts "Sammy Lee, First Asian-American to Earn Olympic Gold. Dr. Lee won a gold medal in 10-meter platform diving and a bronze in 3-meter springboard diving at the 1948 Olympics in London, and a gold in platform diving at the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. He also won three national diving championships as a collegian in the 1940s and was named America’s outstanding amateur athlete of 1953 by the Amateur Athletic Union."


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