Konami’s Kōhei Uchimura takes gymnastics gold at 2012 London Olympic Games

Saturday, 4 August 2012 14:04 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Konami has announced Kōhei Uchimura, an employee of Konami Sports & Life Co, has won the gold medal in men’s individual all-around gymnastics at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Uchimura is a four-time Olympic medalist, winning three silver, nine-time World medalist, and now a gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

A total of three Konami employees represented Japan in gymnastics at the Olympics this year.

These athletes from the Konami Gymnastics Team were Koji Yamamuro, Yusuke Tanaka, and the aforementioned Kohei Uchimura.

Takuro Fujii, also a Konami employee, who won a bronze medal in the Men’s 4 x 100 metre Medley Relay event at the 2008 Summer Olympics, will be participating in the Men’s 4 x 100m Medley Relay today at 3:27 PM.

Thanks, IGN.