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Paavo Nurmi

Born: June 13, 1897
Finnish runner

won 9 gold medals (6 individual) in 1920, '24 and '28 Olympics; from 1921-31 broke 23 world outdoor records in events ranging from 1,500 to 20,000 meters.

Died: Oct. 2, 1973

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