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Richard Tomita

Full name: Richard Kiyoshi Tomita
Gender: Male
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: July 8, 1927 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, United States
Affiliations: Nuuanu YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Richard Tomita was a featherweight weightlifter at the 1948 London Olympics. He represented the Nu’uanu YMCA on O’ahu, Hawai’i. Tomita was AAU Champion at 132 lbs. (60 kg) in 1948 and 1952. He worked as a truck driver at Aloha Petroleum Co.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting Men's Featherweight United States USA 9

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Final Standings 9 300.0
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch 6T 92.5
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #1 AC 87.5 o
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #2 AC 92.5 o
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Snatch Lift #3 AC 95.0 x
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk 2T 122.5
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 117.5 o
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 122.5 o
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 125.0 x
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press 13T 85.0
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #1 AC 85.0 o
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #2 AC 90.0 x
1948 Summer 21 London Weightlifting United States USA Military Press Lift #3 AC 90.0 x
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