Konami Employee Wins Olympic Gold
Kohei Uchimura, an employee of Konami, has won an Olympic gold medal for Japan in the Men’s Individual All-Round Gymnastics final.
Uchimura works for the Konami Sports & Life Co., a subdivision of the company which explores the areas that it’s name suggests. Uchimura was congratulated on the Konami Sports & Life website with the following statement:
"Konami Sports & Life Co., Ltd. would like to congratulate Uchimura on this great accomplishment, and extend appreciation to his many supporters and fans."
Uchimura also won a silver medal in the team event after an appeal knocked the British team from 2nd to 3rd place.
"A total of 3 Konami employees were privileged with the honor of representing Japan in gymnastics for this year’s London Olympics. These athletes from the KONAMI Gymnastics Team were Koji Yamamuro, Yusuke Tanaka, and the aforementioned Kohei Uchimura. A great thanks to all fans of these gymnasts for your undying support."