|Born||April 9, 1913|
|Died||October 7, 1989(aged 76)|
|Discipline||Men's artistic gymnastics|
Aleksanteri Saarvala (April 9, 1913 – October 7, 1989) was a Finnish gymnast and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin where he received a gold medal in horizontal bar, and a bronze medal in team combined exercises.
Saarvala also participated at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, where he finished shared 4th in horizontal bar, and 17th all-around. The Finnish team won gold medals, but as he was 7th best Finn he did not receive a medal.
- "1936 Summer Olympics – Berlin, Germany – Gymnastics" Archived 2007-08-27 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 29, 2008)
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