Who is the greatest Olympic runner?

Who is the greatest Olympic runner of all time?

The Greatest Track and Field Athlete of the Olympic Games

The best all-time performing Track and Field athlete at the Olympic Games is Finnish distance runner Paavo Nurmi who competed between 1920 and 1928, and won 12 medals including 9 gold medals.

What was the best Olympic Ever?

The 10 Most Famous Summer Olympic Games

  • Beijing, China – 2008. …
  • Atlanta, USA – 1996. …
  • Athens, Greece – 2004. …
  • Barcelona, Spain – 1992. …
  • Los Angeles, USA – 1984. …
  • Moscow, USSR – 1980. …
  • Sydney, Australia – 2000. …
  • Rome, Italy – 1960. The Eternal City provided a visually stunning and historic location for the 1960 Summer Games.

Who is Ireland’s greatest Olympian?

His name is Martin Sheridan – he had emigrated at the age of 18 to America and now, 9 years later, he works for the New York Police.

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