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PAAVO NURMI STADIUM TURKU

The first Paavo Nurmi Games was arranged in 1957 as a birthday present to Nurmi on his 60th birthday. During his career Nurmi took 9 Olympic Gold medals and was among the first athletes to be nominated in the IAAF Hall of Fame. The tradition has gone on ever since and the event is held every year at the Paavo Nurmi Stadium named after the legendary runner.
Paavo Nurmi Games is expanding and evolving. Since 2017 the meeting will be a part of the IAAF World Challenge -series. Furthermore, various side events in celebration of Nurmi’s achievements, such as Paavo Nurmi Junior Games, Paavo’s Sports Day and Paavo Nurmi Marathon, will be held throughout the festival weeks.
Paavo Nurmi Games is part of the IAAF World Challenge -series. The series also includes:

20.5 Jamaica International Invitational JAM
21.5 Kawasaki JPN
3.6 Grande Premio Brasil de Atletismo BRA
11.6 AA Drink FB Games NED
13.6 Paavo Nurmi Games FIN
28.6 56th Ostrava Golden Spike CZE
14.7 Meeting Madrid 2017 ESP
27.8 ISTAF Berlin GER
29.8 IWC Zagreb 2017 CRO

2017 AREA MAP

2017 STADIUM MAP

PAAVO NURMI
OFFICIAL PARTNERS

PAAVO NURMI GAMES
INTERNATIONAL MAIN SPONSORS

PAAVO NURMI GAMES
MAIN SPONSORS

Paavo Nurmi Festival

PN TURKU OY

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NURMEN PERILLISET


Chairman
Ilkka Kanerva

CEO
Jari Salonen +358 50 062 7973
jari.salonen@paavonurmigames.fi

Communication & Marketing
Harri Halme +358 40 754 5104
harri.halme@welho.com

Athlete Liaison
Arttu Salonen +358 50 590 5519
arttu.salonen@paavonurmigames.fi
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Paavo Nurmi Games

Paavo Nurmi Festival

PN TURKU OY

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NURMEN PERILLISET

Chairman
Ilkka Kanerva

CEO
Jari Salonen
+358 50 062 7973
jari.salonen@paavonurmigames.fi

Communication & Marketing
Harri Halme
+358 40 754 5104
harri.halme@welho.com

Athlete Liaison
Arttu Salonen
+358 50 590 5519
arttu.salonen@paavonurmigames.fi

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