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PHOTOS: The leading modern Olympians

The leading 12 Olympic athletes since the Games were revived in 1896. Paavo Nurmi (Finland, 1897-1973) Nurmi, the greatest of the "Flying Finns" who revolutionised distance running, was a......

Olympic Legends: Paavo Nurmi

By far the most successful of the flying Finns who dominated middle- and long-distance running in the 1920s, Paavo Nurmi pioneered today's training methods.After he was defeated by Joseph Guillemot......

Spitz calls Phelps's performance 'epic'

Mark Spitz used one word to sum up the performance of US countryman Michael Phelps, who has matched his record of seven gold medals at one Olympics -- epic. Phelps, 23, won his seventh gold medal......

Phelps is most successful Olympian with 11 golds

American swimmer Michael Phelps won two more golds on Wednesday to eclipse compatriots Mark Spitz and Carl Lewis and become the all-time most successful Olympian.Though unable to match the United......

Phelps stakes claim to be greatest Olympian

Michael Phelps stakes his claim to be the ultimate Olympian on Wednesday, swimming two finals in an hour as he bids to overtake an elite group including Mark Spitz and Carl Lewis on a record nine......

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Q. which F 1 driver shares his nickname with former athlete Paavo Nurmi ?
Stalin:  A.  more

Q. An athlete won nine gold medals and three silver medals in running events in the Olympics from 1920 1928. Who was he?
Stalin:  A. Paavo Nurmi more

Good Citizen
Q. Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi, the Flying Finn, made his dbut at the 1920 Games in Antwerp. By doing what Nurmi developed his legendary stamina?
Good Citizen:  A. He developed his own distinctive style the hip rhythm more

Jack Johnson
Q. Who is the greatest Olympian ever?
Jack Johnson:  A. It is American swimmer Michael Phelps. He has becomes the greatest Olympian in history with 10 gold medals in his Olympic career. He set a world...... more

Gaurav Kapoor
Q. Who are the five people to have won 9 or more Olympics gold?
Gaurav Kapoor:  A. They are Paavo Nurmi, Carl Lewis, Mark Spitz, Larysa Latynina and now Michael Phelps. more

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