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World League 2010
21st Edition

- FIN / Finland - Player's biography
Team name  Lehtonen
First name Jukka
Last name Lehtonen
Age (birth date) 38  (22/02/1982)
Hometown Kuopio
Languages FIN, ENG, GER, SWE, ITA
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 197 cm 90 kg 346 cm 325 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 9 186 195
Volleyball career
International debut FIN-CAN, Lahti, Finland, 2007 
Club debut Rantasalmen Urheilijat (FIN)
Actual Club LEKA Volley (FIN) 
Hobbies Games 
Favourites Books: The lord of the rings
Food: Pizza
Movie: Lord of the rings trilogy
Music: Sir Elwoodin hiljaiset värit
Other sports: Texas Hold'em / Gus Hansen

Middle blocker Jukka Lehtonen is the new captain of the Finnish national team after Tuomas Sammelvuo ended his long career in the team. Lehtonen has played 42 matches in the national team so far.

He is 197 cm tall and 28 years old. Lehtonen won gold in the Finnish Championship in 2007 and 2008 in his club Santasport. He is also a Finnish Cup champion from 2005 and All star player 2006-2008.

He played the season 2001-2002 in German 2. Bundesliiga, but returned to Finland for the next six seasons. For the season 2008-2009 he moved to Aris Thessaloniki in the Greek League and last season he played in Ravenna, Italy.


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