Paavo NURMI

Athlete Profile

  • COUNTRY
    Finland Finland
  • DATE OF BIRTH
    13 JUN 1897
    ATHLETE'S CODE
    14561891
Finnish distance runner Paavo Nurmi (Getty Images)

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
1500 Metres 3:52.6h Helsinki (FIN) 19 JUN 1924 944
One Mile 4:10.4h Stockholm (SWE) 23 AUG 1923 950
2000 Metres 5:24.6h Kuopio (FIN) 18 JUN 1927 902
3000 Metres 8:20.4h Stockholm (SWE) 12 JUL 1926 939
5000 Metres 14:28.2h Helsinki (FIN) 19 JUN 1924 908
10,000 Metres 30:06.2h Kuopio (FIN) 31 AUG 1924 946
20,000 Metres 1:04:38.4h Stockholm (SWE) 03 SEP 1930 931
One Hour 19210 Berlin (GER) 07 OCT 1928 983
3000 Metres Steeplechase 9:58.8h Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 01 AUG 1928 765
4x1500 Metres Relay 16:11.4h Viipuri (FIN) 17 JUL 1926 933

Legend

* Not legal.

Latest Active Season: 1930

Outdoor

Discipline Performance Wind Place Date Records Results Score
20,000 Metres 1:04:38.4h Stockholm (SWE) 03 SEP 1930 931

Outdoor

1500 Metres

Performance Place Date
1926 3:52.8h Berlin (GER) 11 SEP 1926
1924 3:52.6h Helsinki (FIN) 19 JUN 1924

Outdoor

One Mile

Performance Place Date
1923 4:10.4h Stockholm (SWE) 23 AUG 1923

Outdoor

2000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1927 5:24.6h Kuopio (FIN) 18 JUN 1927
1922 5:26.4h Tampere (FIN) 04 SEP 1922

Outdoor

3000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1926 8:20.4h Stockholm (SWE) 12 JUL 1926
1922 8:28.6h Turku (FIN) 27 AUG 1922

Outdoor

5000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1928 14:40.0h Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 03 AUG 1928
1924 14:28.2h Helsinki (FIN) 19 JUN 1924
1922 14:35.4h Stockholm (SWE) 12 SEP 1922
1920 15:00.0h Champs de Beerschot Stadium, Antwerpen (BEL) 17 AUG 1920

Outdoor

10,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1928 30:18.8h Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 29 JUL 1928
1924 30:06.2h Kuopio (FIN) 31 AUG 1924
1921 30:40.2h Stockholm (SWE) 22 JUN 1921
1920 31:45.8h Champs de Beerschot Stadium, Antwerpen (BEL) 20 AUG 1920

Outdoor

20,000 Metres

Performance Place Date
1930 1:04:38.4h Stockholm (SWE) 03 SEP 1930

Outdoor

One Hour

Performance Place Date
1928 19210 Berlin (GER) 07 OCT 1928

Outdoor

3000 Metres Steeplechase

Performance Place Date
1928 9:58.8h Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 01 AUG 1928

Outdoor

4x1500 Metres Relay

Performance Place Date
1926 16:11.4h Viipuri (FIN) 17 JUL 1926

Honours - Olympic Games

Place Discipline Mark Wind Place Date
1. 10,000 Metres 30:18.8h Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 29 JUL 1928
1. 1500 Metres 3:53.6h Stade de Colombes, Colombes (FRA) 10 JUL 1924
1. 5000 Metres 14:31.2h Stade de Colombes, Colombes (FRA) 10 JUL 1924
1. 10,000 Metres 31:45.8h Champs de Beerschot Stadium, Antwerpen (BEL) 20 AUG 1920
2. 3000 Metres Steeplechase Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 04 AUG 1928
2. 5000 Metres 14:40.0h Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (NED) 03 AUG 1928
2. 5000 Metres 15:00.0h Champs de Beerschot Stadium, Antwerpen (BEL) 17 AUG 1920
Results in:

20,000 Metres

Date Competition Cnt. Cat Race Pl. Result
03 SEP 1930 Stockholm International Meeting, Stockholm SWESWE F F 1. 1:04:38.4h

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