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Paris 1924 Olympics

Posted by Andy L. on

Paris 1924 Olympics
8th Olympic Summer Games
Host City - Paris, France
Stadium - Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir
It is worth mentioning...
Paavo Nurmi a runner from Finland won five gold medals to add to the three he had won in 1920.
Johnny Weissmuller won 3 gold medals in swimming events and later became famous as an actor playing Tarzan of the Apes in 12 movies.
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Ville Ritola
Dominica
Ville Ritola
Issued: 2004
Gold - 10000 m Running
Gold - 3000 m Steeplechase
Gold - 3000 m Team
Gold - Team Cross Country
Silver - Individual Cross Country
Silver - 5000 m Running
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Paavo Nurmi
Dominican Republic
Paavo Nurmi - Finland
Issued: 1957
Gold - 1500 m Running
Gold - 5000 m Running
Gold - Individual Cross Country
Gold - Team Cross Country
Gold - 3000 m Team
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Johnny Weissmuller
Guyana
Johnny Weissmuller - USA
Issued: 1991
Gold - 100 m Freestyle
Gold - 400 m Freestyle
Gold - 4 x 200 m Freestyle
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