Veli Lehtelä

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Veli Veikko Valtteri Lehtelä (6 September 1935 – 3 June 2020) was a Finnish rower. He competed in various two-man and four man events at the 1956, 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won two bronze medals, in 1956 and 1960. He was born in Sääksmäki, Finland.[1]

Lehtelä died on 3 June 2020 in Helsinki, aged 84.[2]

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  1. Veli Lehtelä. sports-reference.com
  2. "Olympic hero Veli Lehtelä died at the age of 84 - lost his sight in the past: "I'm pretty sokee and the world pimee"". tellerreport. Retrieved 27 June 2020.