Who was Paavo Nurmi?

Introduction Paavo Johannes Nurmi (Finnish pronunciation: [ˈpɑːʋo ˈnurmi] (About this soundlisten); 13 June 1897 to 02 October 1973) was a Finnish middle-distance and long-distance runner. Refer to Interval Training. He was called the “Flying Finn” or the “Phantom Finn”, as he dominated distance running in the early 20th century. Nurmi set 22 official world records… Read More