Olavi Rove

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Olavi Rove
Medal record
Representing  Finland
Men’s Gymnastic
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London Team
Silver medal – second place 1948 London Vault
Bronze medal – third place 1952 Helsinki Team

Olavi Rove (29 July 1915 – 22 May 1966) is a Finnish gymnast and Olympic Champion.

He was born and died in Helsinki.

He competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises, and a silver medal in vault.[1] At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki he received a bronze medal in team combined exercises with the Finnish team.


  1. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 3, 2008)