Terhi Uusi-Luomalahti

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Terhi Uusi-Luomalahti
Personal information
Full nameTerhi Uusi-Luomalahti
Date of birth (1974-02-20) 20 February 1974 (age 44)
Place of birth Järvenpää, Finland [1]
Height 159 cm (5 ft 2 12 in) [2]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
1991 PuiU
1992–2004 HJK
2005 Espoo
2006 PuiU
National team
1992–2005 Finland [3] 60 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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