Eino Kirjonen

Intro Finnish ski jumper
Was Athlete Ski jumper Pesäpallo player
From Finland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 25 February 1933, Primorsk, Russia
Death 21 August 1988, Kouvola, Finland (aged 55 years)
Star sign Pisces

Eino Kirjonen (25 February 1933, in Koivisto – 21 August 1988, in Kouvola) was a Finnish ski jumper who competed from 1954 to 1962. He finished seventh in the individual large hill event at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Kirjonen earned a total of three career victories, all in normal hill events (1955, 1957, 1961). He also won the Four Hills Tournament event in 1961-62.

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Eino Kirjonen at the International Ski Federation

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