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Paavo Nurmi

Nurmi at the 1920 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Paavo Johannes Nurmi[1]
Born (1897-06-13)13 June 1897
Turku, Finland
Died 2 October 1973(1973-10-02) (aged 76)
Helsinki, Finland
Height 174 cm (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)[1]
Sport
Country Finland
Sport Athletics

Mind is everything. Muscle – pieces of rubber. All that I am, I am because of my mind.
Paavo Nurmi
All that I am, I am because of my mind.