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Toivo Ovaska

Full name: Toivo Johannes Ovaska
Gender: Male
Born: December 18, 1899 in Ruskeala, Respublika Kareliya, Russia
Died: January 3, 1966 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: Helsingin Luistelijat, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Speed Skating

Biography

Toivo Ovaska competed in the All-round World Championships from 1923 to 1927 with his best result being the sixth place in 1924. At the Finnish Championships, he finished no higher than fourth (1923 and 1924). His last appearance on the national level was in 1932, when he was third over 500 m, although it was not considered as a separate event.

Personal Bests: 500 – 45.2 (1928); 1500 – 2:27.5 (1923); 5000 – 8:58.5 (1928); 10000 – 18:17.6 (1923).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Finland FIN 11T
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Men's 1,500 metres Finland FIN 15

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Finland Final Standings 11T 45.2

Men's 1,500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Winter 28 Sankt Moritz Speed Skating Finland Final Standings 15 2:29.3
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