Salomon Könönen

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Salomon Könönen
Kuuno Honkonen, Tapio Rautavaara, Pentti Siltaloppi and Salomon Könönen 1948.jpg
Könönen (right) at the 1948 Olympics
Personal information
Born 8 June 1916
Suonenjoki, Finland
Died 21 February 1979 (aged 62)
Kotka, Finland
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 5000 m, 10000 m, marathon
Club Kotkan Into
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5000 m – 14:35.6 (1947)
10000 m – 30:10.8 (1948)
Marathon – 2:28:40 (1949)[1][2]

Salomo "Salomon" Könönen (8 June 1916 – 21 February 1979) was a Finnish long-distance runner. He competed in the 10000 m event at the 1948 Summer Olympics and finished ninth.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Salomon Könönen". sports-reference. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Salomon Könönen. trackfield.brinkster.net