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Paris 1924-NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st in 1500 m, 5000 m, team 3000 m, individual and team cross country.
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Paris 1924-RITOLA Vilho (FIN) 1st, WIDE Edvin (SWE) 2nd.
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Paris 1924-NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st.
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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
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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)
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Athletes

October 1923: Track runners Joseph Guillemot (left) and Paavo Nurmi, the 1924 Paris 1500 metres Olympic Gold Medal winner. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

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