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[Isamu Sakamoto, Belmont High School gymnast, Los Angeles, California, June 5, 1959]

Miyatake, Toyo
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[Isamu Sakamoto, Belmont High School gymnast, Los Angeles, California, June 5, 1959]
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Venice, Calif., May 13, 1959

(96.267.674)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

2 negatives : b&w; ; 4 x 5 in.

Published in Rafu Shimpo, June 6, 1959.

Belmont High School gymnast Isamu Sakamoto performs Maltese cross on still rings and the planche on floor exercise at City Gym meet at Venice, California, June 5, 1959.

Inscription
Typed on original negative envelope: Belmont High GYM -- Sakamot Makoto.

History
Isamu Sakamoto won the long horse, 3rd on rings, 4th free exercise and tied 4th in parallels under coach Yosh Arima. He would later join the USC trojan team. He was the brother of Makoto Sakamoto, 1964 and 1968 olympic gymnast for the United States team.

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