Pauli Nevala

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Pauli Lauri Nevala (born 30 November 1940) is a Finnish former javelin thrower. His first major international meet was the 1962 European Athletics Championships in Belgrade, where he went out in the qualification round. The next year saw him step up to the very upper echelon of javelin throwers with his new personal best (and national record) of 86.33 meters, thrown in Helsinki on 16 July 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pauli Nevala has received more than 20,722 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Pauli Nevala is the 690th most popular athlete (down from 634th in 2019), the 287th most popular biography from Finland (down from 284th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Finnish Athlete.

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Among athletes, Pauli Nevala ranks 690 out of 6,025Before him are Gjermund Eggen, Hugh Anderson, Bevil Rudd, Tom Sandberg, Lillian Copeland, and Fritz Schwab. After him are Guy de Luget, Valerio Arri, James Juvenal, Prosper Bruggeman, Ivo Trumbić, and Pekka Vasala.

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Among people born in 1940, Pauli Nevala ranks 384Before him are István Csom, Marshall Berman, Osamu Watanabe, Jean-Paul Proust, Jimmy Ellis, and Richard Marcinko. After him are Viktor Pavlov, Richard Corben, Whitney Smith, Helma Sanders-Brahms, Robert Budzynski, and Eladio Silvestre.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Pauli Nevala ranks 287 out of 751Before him are Akilles Järvinen (1905), Laila Kinnunen (1939), Märta Tikkanen (1935), Siiri Rantanen (1924), Kustaa Pihlajamäki (1902), and Viljo Heino (1914). After him are Pekka Vasala (1948), Olavi Virta (1915), Rosa Liksom (1958), Jorma Kinnunen (1941), Pentti Eskola (1883), and Emppu Vuorinen (1978).

Among ATHLETES In Finland

Among athletes born in Finland, Pauli Nevala ranks 35Before him are Heikki Liimatainen (1894), Martti Marttelin (1897), Lauri Lehtinen (1908), Akilles Järvinen (1905), Siiri Rantanen (1924), and Viljo Heino (1914). After him are Pekka Vasala (1948), Jorma Kinnunen (1941), Matti Sippala (1908), Julius Saaristo (1891), Eero Lehtonen (1898), and Vilho Tuulos (1895).