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Lasse Virén - Myrskylä, Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 60° 40.158 E 025° 51.215
35V E 437353 N 6726499
Quick Description: Four time Olympic gold medal winner Lasse Viren (22 july 1949) has statue in his home village of Myrskylä.
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 6/29/2010 1:18:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM94YP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
Views: 62

Long Description:
Lasse Virén won Olympic gold medals both 5000 and 10000 meters in 1972 and 1976. Viren is a policeman and well known figure in Finland and has became politician holding a seat in the Finnish Parliament with the National Coalition Party from 1999 until 2007.

Statue of Lasse Virén is done by sculptor Terho Sakki
Visit Instructions:
At least one original photo, taken by the poster, of the statue. No internet photos.
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