The
Flying
Finn

From the

Boldest city

in Finland

5.6.2018

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:

19.5 Osaka JAM
19.5 Kingston JPN
3.6 Hengelo BRA
5.6 Paavo Nurmi Games, Turku NED
13.6 Ostrava CZE
22.6 Madrid CZE
26.8 Berlin ESP
3.9 Zagreb 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

Meeting vice director
Harri Halme
+358 40 754 5104
harri.halme@paavonurmigames.fi

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

Head of Marketing and Events
Veera Sahlberg
+358 44 545 7210
veera.sahlberg@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

Meeting vice director
Harri Halme
+358 40 754 5104
harri.halme@paavonurmigames.fi

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

Head of Events and Marketing
Veera Sahlberg
+358 44 545 7210
veera.sahlberg@paavonurmigames.fi

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