Lasse Viren
Lasse Artturi Virén (born 22 July 1949) is a retired police officer and a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics. Born in Myrskylä, Finland, Virén recaptured the image of the "Flying Finns" promoted by runners like Hannes Kolehmainen, Paavo Nurmi, and Ville Ritola in the 1920s.

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Lasse Virén - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lasse Artturi Virén (born 22 July 1949) is a retired police officer and a Finnish former long-distance runner, winner of four gold medals at the 1972 and 1976 ...
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Lasse Viren 20K Trail Run - Home
The Lasse Viren 20K trail run has been around since 1977. The event now features amazing post-race food from Aloha Steakhouse, cool technical running tops, ...
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Lasse Virén - Sports-Reference.com
Medals: 4 Gold (4 Total); Sport: Athletics; Country: Finland; Years: 1972, 1976, 1980; See page for full bio and event results.
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Lasse Viren | Runner's World & Running Times
Lasse Viren (1949- ) is a Finnish former distance runner. He won gold medals in the 5000m and 10,000m in both the 1972 and 1976 Olympics and broke the ...
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Lasse Viren (Finnish athlete) -- Encyclopedia Britannica
Finnish distance runner, who was the first athlete to win gold medals for both the 5000- and 10000-metre races at consecutive Olympic Games: at Munich, West ...
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The time machine | Sport | Observer Sport Monthly - The Guardian
Jul 28, 2007 ... But for a few days in 1972 - and again in 1976 - Lasse Viren was the greatest athlete in the world. Tim Pears analyses the distance runner's ...
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Lasse Viren 20K Trail Run - RunSignUp
Oct 27, 2013 ... 35th annual running of this classic trail run at Sycamore Canyon, which is part of the beautiful Pt. Mugu State Park off the Pacific Coast Highway ...
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Mo Farah eager to emulate the great flying Finn Lasse Viren ...
Apr 22, 2013 ... Mo Farah will return to London next year to make his marathon debut proper but beyond that it is the extraordinary exploits of the flying Finn ...
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Lasse Viren Docummentary (Spanish)…
Documental corto sobre el gran corredor Finlandés Lasse Viren, ganador de 4 medallas de oro olímpicas.
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Lasse Viren, Montrealin 10000m - YouTube
Loppuhetket Montrealin olympialaisten 10000m:ltä 1976.
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Lasse Virén - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lasse Artturi Virén (born 22 July 1949) is a retired police officer and a ... his running career in the United States at Brigham Young University, in Provo, Utah.
Olympic Legends - Lasse Viren | Optimum Sports Media
Jul 21, 2013 ... Lasse Viren was expected to perform well in the 10,000 metre .... Labels: Lasse Virén Arthur Lydiard Brigham Young University London 2012 ...
Lasse Viren: Finland's Seb picks up the baton dropped by the Brits ...
Nov 21, 2004 ... As a distance runner of unique distinction, Lasse Viren won four Olympic .... before returning homesick from Brigham Young University in Provo, ...
Track & Field News • View topic - Pekka Vasala, Lasse Viren: Which ...
Which U.S. college/university did both Pekka Vasala and Lasse Viren attend and compete for? BYU grad: Posts: 530: Joined: Sat Oct 08, 2005 ...
The time machine | Sport | Observer Sport Monthly - The Guardian
Jul 28, 2007 ... But for a few days in 1972 - and again in 1976 - Lasse Viren was the ... and Cambridge Universities, set themselves apart from such practice.
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Lasse Viren Facts - Bio, Family, Birthday | Famous Birthdays
Discover several Lasse Viren facts including before he was famous, his family life , ... career on the Varsity Cross Country team for Brigham Young University.
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Lasse Viren - SI Vault lets you discover and explore all the articles, photographs and covers from Sports Illustrated history that featured Lasse Viren. Search the ...
News | Golden Moments: Lasse Viren | FOX SPORTS
Olympics News: Lasse Viren ... United States of American at the Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah before returning to Finland, Viren had achieved a lot.
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Mental Training for Runners: How to Stay Motivated
Mental Training for Runners: How to Stay Motivated
Jeff Galloway, 2011
Lasse. Viren. –. When. You. Get. Knocked. Down,. Get. Up. During the Munich Olympics, the star performer in my event, the 10,000 was not well known going into the games. Unlike most athletes who move onto the world class scene over a  ...
Top Distance Runners of the Century: Motivation, Pain, ...
Top Distance Runners of the Century: Motivation, Pain, ...
Seppo Luhtala, 2002
VIRÉN. Lasse. born 22 July 1949 Myrskylä, Finland. The only distance runner in history to have won Olympic gold in the 5000 and 10000m twice. Viren did this feat in Munich in 1972 and in Montreal in 1976. In the Munich 10 000, he broke ...
100 Reasons to Run--now!: How to Jumpstart Your Run
100 Reasons to Run--now!: How to Jumpstart Your Run
Jeff Galloway, 2012
59 I am inspired by Lasse Viren: When you get knocked down, get up During the Munich Olympics, the star performer in my event, the 10,000 was not well known going into the games. Unlike most athletes who move onto the world class scene  ...
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29: ...and Other Great Comebacks from ...
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29: ...and Other Great Comebacks from ...
Barry Wilner, Ken Rappoport, 2007
THE FLYING FINN Lasse Viren, 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics The Munich Olympics will be remembered—and often reviled—for the massacre of 11 Israelis by the terrorist Black September group. Many of the great performances of the ...
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Lasse Viren
32. Burtente. Por Lasse Viren | Blog de MercadoActual
blog.mercadoactual.es/i-certamen-de-microrrelatos/32-burtente-por-lasse-viren/
Fight to the Finnish in Montreal ’76 | Run and Jump
You might remember an earlier blog post about Steve Prefontaine, the iconic U.S. athlete who battled with Lasse Viren of Finland in a dramatic 5,000 metres final in Munich in 1972. Surely the same event four years later couldn't live up to that electrifying race, including its classic commentary by David Coleman of the BBC? Well, in fact…
runandjumpblog.wordpress.com/2012/07/18/lasse-viren-rod-dixon-dick-quax-olympics-montreal-1976/
Paljonko Lasse Virén juoksi armeijan Cooperissa? Juoksulegenda vastaa | Länsiväylä
www.lansivayla.fi/artikkeli/254807-paljonko-lasse-viren-juoksi-armeijan-cooperissa-juoksulegenda-vastaa
Lasse Viren and the reindeer milk diet | chasingzatopek
Fame is being on a Mongolian stamp... Let’s talk Viren: Lasse Viren is an otherwise unheralded runner who has basically never won a single major race… except for the Olympic 5,000 and 10,000 races… in back to back Olympics… This makes him a fairly controversial/polarizing figure, because, while some people point to his being able…
chasingzatopek.wordpress.com/2013/09/16/lasse-viren-and-the-reindeer-milk-diet/
Blood Doping legal or is it another form of cheating? | East Tennessee Sports
www.easttennesseesports.com/2013/11/02/blood-doping-legal-or-is-it-another-form-of-cheating/
Historias del deporte: Lasse Viren: obsesionado con la gloria olímpica
Lasse Viren fue un atleta peculiar y desconcertante. Uno de los más grandes de la historia de los Juegos (doble campeón olímpico de 5.
historiasdeldxt.blogspot.com/2013/03/lasse-viren-obsesionado-con-la-gloria.html
Lasse Viren 20k « RunPD - Jason Pedersen Professional Triathlete
www.runpd.com/2009/12/14/lasse-viren-20k/
Cross Country Express: Lasse Viren, Legendary Runner #5
Lasse Viren is best remembered as the runner that won the Steve Prefontaine 5000m. race in the '72 Olympics (pictured to the right courtesy of http://johistoire.
www.crosscountryexpress.com/2007/08/legendary-runner-5-lasse-viren.html
Mo Farah eager to emulate the great flying Finn Lasse Viren | Eightlane
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