Full name: Eino Iisakki Walter Pentti
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: October 18, 1906 in Ironwood, Michigan, United States
Died: January 24, 1993 in New York, New York, United States
Affiliations: Millrose AA, New York (USA)
Country: United States
Eino Pentti was AAU 6-miles champion in 1934 and 1937-38. He also won AAU long-distance titles over 15 km. in 1940 and 25 km. in 1934. He represented the Millrose AA. Born in Finland, Pentti settled in the US at age 24. During World War II he used his skiing skills to teach US Army recruits to ski. Pentti later became a physiotherapist and massage therapist in New York, numbering among his clients many of the rich and famous, including Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra and Al Pacino.
Personal Best: 10K â 30:54.6 (1938).
|1932 Summer||25||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||United States||USA||AC||DNF|
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Athletics||Men's 10,000 metres||United States||USA||16|
|1932 Summer||25||Los Angeles||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||AC||DNF|
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Athletics||United States||Final Standings||16||32:23.0|