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Seiji Aochi

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Seiji Aochi

Seiji Aochi
Full name Seiji Aochi
Born (1942-06-21)June 21, 1942
Otaru, Hokkaido
Died August 14, 2008(2008-08-14) (aged 66)

Seiji Aochi (青地 清二 Aochi Seiji) (June 21, 1942 – August 14, 2008) was a Japanese ski jumper who competed in the early 1970s. His best finish was a bronze medal in the Individual normal hill event at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.

Aochi attended Meiji University and then joined Snow Brand Milk Products Company. He joined the company's ski club and later stayed as a mentor to younger skiers.[1]

Aochi died of gastric cancer.


  1. ^ 'Rising Sun Air Squadron' ski jumper Seiji Aochi dies at 66

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