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Finland
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Paavo Nurmen kuja

Lasse Virén

Myrskylä 1949
Finnish long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics
(Wikipedia)
Terho Sakki
1994

Helsinki /  Lasse Virén   Helsinki /  Lasse Virén

Description

Bronze statue of Lasse Virén running a race.

Inscription(s)

LASSE VIREN


münchen 1972
-    5000 m kultaa
-   10000 m kultaa

montreal 1976
-    5000 m kultaa
-   10000 m kultaa

Signature

terho sakki - 94

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 60°11'1" - E 24°55'34")

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