Vilho Vauhkonen

Vilhelm "Vilho" Vauhkonen (6 February 1877 – 1 February 1957) was a Finnish sport shooter who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics and in the 1920 Summer Olympics.[1] He was born in Pieksämäki and died in Helsinki.

Vilho Vauhkonen
Personal information
Born(1877-02-06)6 February 1877
Pieksämäki, Finland
Died1 February 1957(1957-02-01) (aged 79)
Helsinki, Finland
SportSports shooting

In 1912 he finished fifth with the Finnish team in the team free rifle event and 41st in the 300 metre free rifle, three positions competition. Eight years later he won two bronze medals as member of the Finnish team in the team running deer, double shots event and in the team 300 metre military rifle, prone competition. In the 1920 Summer Olympics he also participated in the following events:[2]


  1. ^ "Vilho Vauhkonen". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 15 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Vilho Vauhkonen". Olympedia. Retrieved 3 June 2021.

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