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Seiji Aochi

Full name: Seiji Aochi
Original name: 青地 清二
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: June 21, 1942 in Kamisunagawa, Hokkaido, Japan
Died: August 14, 2008 in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Affiliations: Snow Brand Milk Products Corporation
Country: JPN Japan
Sport: Ski Jumping

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Seiji Aochi achieved his best result when he completed the Japanese medal at the 1972 Olympics. In front of his home crowd in Sapporo, he took the bronze. He had earlier placed 7th in the same at the 1970 World Championships in Czechoslovakia, his top World Championship result. Aochi, also competing in the 1974 World Championships and the inaugural Ski Flying Championships (1972) rarely appeared at the Four Hills Tournament, but placed 6th at the traditional New Year's competition at Garmisch in 1972. Aochi, who always jumped for the team of the Snow Brand Milk corporation, later became a coach for the company. He died at age 66 of stomach cancer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ski Jumping Men's Large Hill, Individual Japan JPN 26
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Japan JPN 3 Bronze

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ski Jumping Japan Final Standings 3 229.5
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ski Jumping Japan Jump 1 2 OB 123.3 83.5 68.8 54.5 18.5 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.5
1972 Winter 29 Sapporo Ski Jumping Japan Jump 2 12 106.2 77.5 59.2 47.0 16.5 15.5 14.5 16.0 15.5

Men's Large Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS D DP SP J1S J2S J3S J4S J5S
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ski Jumping Japan Final Standings 26 185.0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ski Jumping Japan Jump 1 28 94.6 90.5 48.1 46.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 15.5 16.0
1968 Winter 25 Grenoble Ski Jumping Japan Jump 2 25 90.4 87.5 43.9 46.5 15.0 16.0 15.5 15.0 16.0
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