Sulo Nurmela

1908 - 1999

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Sulo Nurmela (13 February 1908 – 13 August 1999) was a Finnish cross-country skier. He won a gold medal at the 1936 Winter Olympics in the 4 × 10 km relay and served as the Finnish flag bearer at those games. Nurmela won two world titles in 1934: in the individual 18 km and 4 × 10 km relay events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sulo Nurmela has received more than 11,863 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Sulo Nurmela is the 1,337th most popular athlete (down from 663rd in 2019), the 377th most popular biography from Finland (down from 291st in 2019) and the 64th most popular Finnish Athlete.

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Over the past year Sulo Nurmela has had the most page views in the with 1,391 views, followed by English (1,232), and Italian (789). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Belarusian (108.85%), Persian (108.24%), and Catalan (87.85%)


Among athletes, Sulo Nurmela ranks 1,337 out of 6,025Before him are Randy Barnes, Arthur Wint, Shuhei Nishida, Ferdinand Bie, Vincent Matthews, and Barney Ewell. After him are Richard Lawrence, Ingemar Hedberg, Commodore Cochran, Ion Drîmbă, Ferenc Németh, and Felix Gottwald.

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Among people born in 1908, Sulo Nurmela ranks 362Before him are Kaarlo Tuominen, Marcel Pinel, Aleksandr Zarkhi, Mae Questel, Kurt Neumann, and Robert Pearce. After him are Lya Lys, Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana, Dragutin Najdanović, John Brinck, Alberto Zozaya, and Heinz Pollay. Among people deceased in 1999, Sulo Nurmela ranks 261Before him are Allen Stack, Mel Tormé, Hoyt Axton, Davor Dujmović, Zully Moreno, and Walter Schleger. After him are Charles Brown, Enrique Hormazábal, Liselott Linsenhoff, Augustus Pablo, Rolf Landauer, and Willy Bandholz.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Sulo Nurmela ranks 377 out of 751Before him are Päivi Räsänen (1959), Kaarlo Maaninka (1953), Antti Kalliomäki (1947), Hannu Salama (1936), Sari Essayah (1967), and Väinö Ikonen (1895). After him are Aulis Rytkönen (1929), Kaarlo Kangasniemi (1941), Eino Purje (1900), Kelpo Gröndahl (1920), Eero Kolehmainen (1918), and Toimi Alatalo (1929).

Among ATHLETES In Finland

Among athletes born in Finland, Sulo Nurmela ranks 64Before him are Kurt Wires (1919), Teodor Koskenniemi (1887), Veli Lehtelä (1935), Kaarlo Tuominen (1908), Kaarlo Maaninka (1953), and Väinö Ikonen (1895). After him are Kaarlo Kangasniemi (1941), Eino Purje (1900), Eero Kolehmainen (1918), Toimi Alatalo (1929), Väinö Siikaniemi (1887), and Pentti Linnosvuo (1933).