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Paavo Nurmi (FIN)

Finnish athlete Paavo Nurmi won five gold medals at the Paris 1924 Games. He won the individual cross country, team cross country, the 1500m, 5000m and the team 3000m events. On 10 July 1924, he won the 1500m before victoriously taking gold, 55 minutes later (!) in the 5000m <br /><br />©IOC

NURMI, Paavo,Paris 1924,

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