Full name: Erkki "Erik" Koutonen
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: March 25, 1926 in Kannus, Keski-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Died: December 15, 1986 in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Michigan Wolverines, Ann Arbor (USA)
Country: United States
Erik Koutonen placed fourth at the 1948 AAU triple jump but made the Olympic team when he tied for first at the Olympic Trials. He also placed second in the 1949 AAU triple.
Personal Best: TJ – 14.92 (48-11½) (1948).
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