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Pentti Larvo

Full name: Pentti Karl Isak Larvo (Lindsten-)
Gender: Male
Born: December 22, 1906 in Urjala, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Died: May 1, 1954 in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Affiliations: HPS, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Football


Pentti Larvo’s original name was Lindsten. In the 1936 Olympic game against Peru he played center forward and scored one goal for the Finnish national team. Between 1929-37 he played 31 matches for the Finnish team, scoring four goals. With his club Helsingin Palloseura (HPS) Larvo won Finnish championships in 1929, 1932, 1934 and 1935. During his career he scored a total of 40 goals in matches of the championship series. Larvo received the Olympic silver medal that the Danish football player [Nils Middelboe] donated to the Finnish footballers distinguished in the Continuation War.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Football Men's Football Finland FIN 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Football Finland FIN Final Standings 9T 1936-08-03 1 0 0
1936 Summer 29 Berlin Football Finland FIN Round One Match #7 2 1936-08-06 PER 7, FIN 3 1
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