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Paavo Salminen

Full name: Paavo Eerikki Salminen
Gender: Male
Born: November 19, 1911 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Died: April 27, 1989 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Affiliations: HT, Helsinki (FIN)
Country: FIN Finland
Sport: Football


Paavo Salminen was a goaltender for Finland in 12 international matches between 1936 and 1939. The match against Peru during the 1936 Olympics was his first international appearance. The following year he also played goal in one of the World Cup qualifiers. On the club level he competed for Helsingin Toverit (HT). During this time, the club won the 1942 Finnish Championship and ended in third place in 1934, 1935 and 1939.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 24 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 24 Berlin Football Finland FIN Final Standings 9T 1936-08-03 0 0 0
1936 Summer 24 Berlin Football Finland FIN Round One Match #7 2 1936-08-06 PER 7, FIN 3
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