Hannes Sonck

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Other
Full nameJohannes Erik Eiel "Hannes"•Sonck
Used nameHannes•Sonck
Born25 August 1919 in Kamennogorsk, Leningrad (RUS)
Died18 May 1952 in Helsinki, Uusimaa (FIN)
Measurements189 cm / 87 kg
AffiliationsViipurin Urheilijat, Helsinki (FIN)
NOC Finland


Hannes Sonck finished fifth in the 1946 European Championships triple jump.

Personal Best: Dec – 6294 (1942).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics FIN Hannes Sonck
Decathlon, Men (Olympic) 17

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1948 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony FIN Hannes Sonck