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Gunder Hägg

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Gunder Hägg

Person  Male  Born 31/12/1918  Died 27/11/2004

Categories: Sport / Games

Countries: Sweden

Athlete. Born in Albacken, Sweden. He set over a dozen middle distance world records in events ranging from 1500 to 5000 metres, and was the first person to run a sub-fourteen minute 5000 metres.

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The plaque has added an 'e' to the end of Gunder Hägg's surname

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