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  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    Paavo Nurmi seals record medal tally at Amsterdam 1928

    There have been a number of “Flying Finns” in the history of sport and the Olympic Games, but the greatest of all was Paavo Nurmi, winner of nine Olympic gold medals, which is still the record for athletics at the Games. He secured his ninth title in the 10,000m on 29 July 1928 in the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam, following an umpteenth titanic battle with compatriot Ville Ritola.
    29 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Athletics, NURMI, Paavo, Finland
  • News | Legacy

    Paris 1924: The Olympic Games come of age

    Paris will host the Olympic Games for the third time in 2024. To mark that milestone we look back at the two previous editions staged in the French capital.
    13 Sep 2017 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, Paris 1924
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