Paris 1924-NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st in 1500 m, 5000 m, team 3000 m, individual and team cross country.
Nurmi being followed by Wide and Ritola during the Individual Cross Country event
4 May-27 Jul 1924: Paavo Nurmi (right) of Finland is followed by Edvin Wide #746 of Sweden and Vilho Ritola (right) of Finland during the Individual Cross Country event at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris. Nurmi won the gold and Ritola the silver medal.\ Mandatory Credit: IOC Olympic Museum /Allsport
Games of the VIII Olympiad
PARIS - MAY 4: General view as Georges Andre lends the Olympic Oath during the opening ceremonies of the VIII Olympic Games on May 4, 1924 in Paris, France. (Photo by Getty Images)Getty Images