Toivo Johannes Ovaska (18 December 1899 – 3 January 1966) was a Finnish speed skater who competed in the 1928 Winter Olympics.
He was born in Ruskeala, Karelia and died in Helsinki.
In 1928 he finished eleventh in the 500 metres event and 15th in the 1500 metres competition.
He also played football as a midfielder. He made four appearances for the Finland national team between 1926 and 1927.
Mynämäki is a municipality of Finland located in the Southwest Finland region. Neighbouring municipalities are Aura, Eura, Laitila, Masku, Nousiainen, Pöytyä, Rusko, Taivassalo, Turku and Vehmaa.
Toivo Aarne Loukola was a Finnish male runner, winner of the 3000 metres steeplechase at the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Loukola set an unofficial world record in the steeplechase just a month before the Olympics.
The Finnish Workers' Sports Federation is a Finnish amateur sports organization founded in 1919. In addition to the competitive sports, TUL focuses on youth activities and youth education as well as offering activities regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or financial means. TUL is one of the member associations of the Finnish Olympic Committee.
Toivo Timoteus Kuula was a Finnish composer and conductor of the late-Romantic and early-modern periods, who emerged in the wake of Jean Sibelius, under whom he studied privately from 1906 to 1908. The core of Kuula's oeuvre are his many works for voice and orchestra, in particular the Stabat mater, The Sea-Bathing Maidens (1910), Son of a Slave (1910), and The Maiden and the Boyar's Son (1912). In addition he also composed two Ostrobothnian Suites for orchestra and left an unfinished symphony at the time of his murder in 1918 in a drunken quarrel.
Toivo Kostia Salonen was a former speed skater from Finland. He was born in Pälkäne.
Toivo Jalmari Särkkä, born Toivo Hjalmar Silén, was a Finnish film producer and director. He was CEO of the production company Suomen Filmiteollisuus.
Ideapark is a shopping mall in Lempäälä, Finland. It is the largest shopping centre in the Nordic countries. The mall was built on a greenfield site alongside the Helsinki–Tampere Highway (E12) approximately twelve kilometres south of Tampere, the capital of the Pirkanmaa region, and Tampere Airport in Pirkkala is about a 20-minute drive from Ideapark.
Toivo Robert Tikkanen was a Finnish sport shooter who competed in the 1920 Summer Olympics and in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was born in Rome, Italy and died in Helsinki. 1908-1911 Tikkanen played icehockey in Akademischer Sport Club Dresden team in Germany.
Toivo Nestori Aro was a Finnish sportsleader and an aquatics athlete, who won 10 Finnish championships.
The 1500 metres speed skating event was part of the speed skating at the 1956 Winter Olympics programme. The competition was held on naturally frozen ice on the Lake Misurina. It was held on Monday, 30 January 1956, started at 2 PM and ended at 4:05 PM. Fifty-four speed skaters from 18 nations competed.
Toivo Pietari Johannes Kärki was a Finnish composer, musician, music producer and arranger. He is especially remembered for his collaboration with Reino Helismaa.
Toivo Pohjala was a Finnish wrestler and harness racing driver.
Toivo is a masculine given name most commonly found in Estonia and Finland meaning hope. Alternately, it is a short form of the name Tobias.
Toivo Topias Pohjala was a Finnish agronomist and politician. He was born in Harjavalta, and is son of Toivo Pohjala. He was a member of the Parliament of Finland from 1975 to 1987. From 1987 to 1991 he served as Minister of Agriculture and Forestry.
The Yrjönkatu Swimming Hall is the first and oldest public indoor swimming hall in Finland. It was inaugurated on 4 June 1928, and it took a long time until a second indoor pool was opened in Finland. The pool is located in the Kamppi area of Helsinki at Yrjö
Asta Ovaska, née Hovi is a retired Finnish shot putter.
Toivo Sariola was a Finnish sprinter. He competed in the men's 100 metres at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
Toivo Ahjopalo was a Finnish sprinter. He competed in the men's 100 metres at the 1936 Summer Olympics.
Jouni Einari Ovaska is a Finnish politician currently serving in the Parliament of Finland for the Centre Party at the Pirkanmaa constituency. He was elected to parliament first time in the 2019 election.
Ovaska is a Finnish surname. Notable people with the surname include: