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The other runner

There's another, less photographed runner (compared to Paavo Nurmi) near the Olympic stadium in Helsinki. It's the statue of Lasse Virén, who recaptured the "Flying Finns" image of the 1920s. He won four Olympic gold medals at Munich (1972) and Montreal (1976).

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Taken on January 3, 2009