Kuuno Honkonen

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Kuuno Honkonen
Kuuno Honkonen, Tapio Rautavaara, Pentti Siltaloppi and Salomon Könönen 1948.jpg
Honkonen (left) at the 1948 Olympics
Personal information
Born 1 March 1922
Jakobstad, Finland
Died 9 July 1985 (aged 63)
Tampere, Finland
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) High jump
Club Tampereen Kisatoverit
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1.96 m (1948)[1]

Kuuno Ola Honkonen (1 March 1922 – 9 July 1985) was a Finnish politician in the left-wing Finnish People's Democratic League. He was a member of the Finnish parliament, Eduskunta, from 1958 until 1979.[2] In 1979, he became the Finnish ambassador to East Germany.

Honkonen was also an athlete, who finished 17th in the high jump at the 1948 Olympics.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kuuno Honkonen. Sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Kuuno Honkonen. Kansanedustajana 22.07.1958 – 23.03.1979. eduskunta.fi