Kalev Tallinn

Kalev Tallinn is a multi-sport club in Tallinn, Estonia. The club was formed as Jalgpalliselts Meteor (Football Union Meteor) in 1909 and changed to its present name in 1911, when it joined the all-Estonian sports organisation Estonian Sports Association Kalev.[1]

The club has teams in various sports.

Association footballEdit

The men's football team is called JK Tallinna Kalev and for the women's football team, see JK Tallinna Kalev (women).


During its first years, Kalev Tallinn also was a successful club in the sport of bandy. The club became Estonian champions of this sport in 1916, 1917 and 1918.[2]


Ice HockeyEdit

Kalev used to play in the ice hockey Meistriliiga, winning the title seven times in 1934, 1937, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961 and 1962.


The club is also playing rugby. The rugby team goes under the name Tallinna Kalev RFC


  1. ^ History of JK Kalev Archived 2012-11-11 at the Wayback Machine". Tallinna Kalevi kirgas vutiajalugu (2006-07-27). Retrieved on 2012-11-29 (in Estonian)
  2. ^ "Estonia". Geocities. Archived from the original on 31 July 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2014.