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Paul Bochnewich

Full name: Paul John Bochnewich
Gender: Male
Born: January 28, 1925 in Yonkers, New York, United States
Died: November 14, 2001 in Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Yonkers Canoe Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Canoeing

Related Olympians: Uncle of John Pagkos.


Paul Bochnewich served in the US Navy with the Seabees in World War II, seeing combat duty in Guam and the Pacific Theatre. He grew up in Yonkers, New York and attended the Pratt Institute. Representing the Yonkers Canoe Club, Bochnewich was AAU champion in the K-2 1,000 in 1950-51, and won the 1952 10,000 K-1 event. He became a national sales manager for Construction Products Co of Brookfield, Connecticut, retiring after 25 years. He later worked part-time as a freelance carpenter for Imperial Construction in Ridgefield.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres United States USA 14

Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Canoeing United States USA John Anderson Final Standings 1952-07-27
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