Namesakes

Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Paavo Lipponen   1995-2003  
Notable Athletes: 1 track
(track) Paavo Nurmi   1897-1973  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 gold, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Paavo Johansson   1920   javelin throw  
(silver/gold) Paavo Nurmi   1920; 1924; 1928   5000 m; individual cross country; team cross country; 1500 m; 3000 m team; 10000 m; 3000 m steeplechase  
(gold) Paavo Yrjölä   1928   decathlon  
(gold/bronze) Paavo Lonkila   1952   cross-country skiing