Nurmi


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Nur·mi

 (no͝or′mē), Paavo 1897-1973.
Finnish runner. One of the greatest middle-distance runners in history, he won a total of nine Olympic gold medals (1920, 1924, and 1928) and set numerous world records.

Nurmi

(ˈnɜːmɪ; Finnish ˈnurmi)
n
(Biography) Paavo (ˈpɑːvɔ), known as The Flying Finn. 1897–1973, Finnish runner, winner of the 1500, 5000, and 10 000 metres' races at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Edited by Arja Nurmi, Tanja REtten, and Paivi Pahta
Board members Sami Ensio, Jukka Makinen, Ilari Nurmi, Ari Rahkonen and Pekka Puolakka were re-elected.
The Jamaican won three gold medals during this year's Rio Games to equal distance-runner Paavo Nurmi and American sprinter and long jumper Carl Lewis as the most successful Olympic track and field athletes.
PAAVO NURMI Finland, athletics Nurmi dominated the world of distance running in the 1920s, winning nine Olympic gold medals and adding three silvers for a record total of 12.
PAAVO NURMI (Finland, athletics) Flying Finn won nine long-distance golds in the twenties, adding three silvers for a record total of 12.
Kaipio will succeed the current HR VP Ville Nurmi, who will move outside the company.
Defense attorney Kirk Nurmi said Thursday that the killing was a ''tragedy'' and ''no verdict ultimately could repair that sadness.
Womack's last-minute withdrawal from testifying prompted Arias' attorney Kirk Nurmi to request a mistrial on Monday, claiming misconduct by prosecutor Juan Martinez, but the judge rejected those motions.
What was the nickname of Paavo Nurmi, the record-breaking runner from the 1920s?
Despite a regrettable dearth of visual material of Maila Nurmi in her signature role as early TV horror icon Vampira, R.
At the beginning of October, Fennovoima asked its chief executive Tapio Saarenpaa to resign and appointed its project director Juha Nurmi as interim CEO.