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  • Paavo Nurmi (FIN)

    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 ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 11:58 AM | Photo
  • Three Athletes

    Three Athletes

    29th July 1928: Finnish athletes Paavo Nurmi, Ville Ritola and Edvin Wide of Sweden in the 10,000 metre race at the Amsterdam Olympics (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Saturday, July 28, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAGA065

    SAAGA065

    Amsterdam 1928-10000m-RITOLA Vilho (FIN) 1st, NURMI Paavo (FIN) 2nd, WIDE Edvin (SWE) 3rd.
    Saturday, December 31, 1927 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAGD063

    SAAGD063

    Amsterdam 1928-RITOLA Vilho (FIN) 1st, NURMI Paavo (FIN) 2nd.
    Saturday, December 31, 1927 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAEO040

    SAAEO040

    Paris 1924-NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st in 1500 m, 5000 m, team 3000 m, individual and team cross country.
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAGC062

    SAAGC062

    Amsterdam 1928-The start. On the right, NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st.
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
  • AAACR014

    AAACR014

    Paris 1924-cross country-WIDE Edvin (SWE) Nr 746, RITOLA Vilho (FIN) 2nd Nr 329, NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
  • YAAEF028

    YAAEF028

    Paris 1924-The start. On the right, NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st.
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAEO070

    SAAEO070

    Paris 1924-NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st in 1500 m, 5000 m, team 3000 m, individual and team cross country.
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
  • SAAEO041

    SAAEO041

    Paris 1924-NURMI Paavo (FIN) 1st in 1500 m, 5000 m, team 3000 m, individual and team cross country.
    Monday, December 31, 1923 11:00 PM | Photo
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