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Kalevi Lehtovirta

Full name: Kalevi Valdemar Lehtovirta
Nickname(s): Kale
Gender: Male
Born: February 20, 1928 in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland
Died: January 10, 2016 in Turku, Varsinais-Suomi, Finland
Affiliations: Turun Pyrkivä, Turku (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Football


Kalevi Lehtovirta was a striker who started his club career playing for Turku Weikkoja in 1947. In 1951 he moved to Pyrkivä Turku, and he played for FC Red Star in Paris from 1953-57. Lehtovirta was capped 44 times for Finland from 1947-59. He later managed Turen Palloseura (TPS) in 1962 and Turku Tovereissa from 1963-65. While playing for Red Star Lehtovirta lived in Montmartre where he also worked as an artist.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Men's Football Finland FIN 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Finland FIN Final Standings 9T 1952-07-15 0 0 0
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Football Finland FIN Round One Match #1 2 1952-07-19 AUT 4, FIN 3 0
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