Tommy Kono TK Knee Bands Description
Tommy Kono, more about him in a moment, developed these knee/elbow sleeves. The sleeves will keep your knees and elbows extremely warm. This helps to keep the joint well lubricated and assist in preventing injuries. You can use them for your knees or for your elbows. Why use Tommy Kono Sleeves? Who is Tommy Kono, probably Americaâs greatest weightlifter. Here is a little about his accomplishments. During the 1950’s, from the time he won his first Olympics in 1952, Tommy was invincible. He was undefeated internationally until the 1960 Olympic Games, where he took a silver metal. He set a total of 26 world records in 4 weight classes (when there were only 7 weight classes, classes that had been stable for decades). This feat has never been matched by any other weightlifter. This talented phenomenon excelled in physical competitions as well, winning the Mr. World competition in 1954 and Mr. Universe in 1955,1957 and in 1961. Along with Tommy’s great accomplishments in his life he has also been inducted to the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame and the International Weightlifting Hall of Fame located at the International Olympic Headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. He was one of the one hundredÂ Golden Olympians invited to the 1996 Olympic Games as a Special Guest. These have been developed by arguably the best American weightlifter ever.