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Paul Falk

Full name: Paul Falk
Gender: Male
Born: December 21, 1921 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: DEG Metro Stars, Düsseldorf (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Figure Skating

Related Olympians: Husband of Ria Falk.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Paul Falk married her partner Ria Falk during their career in pairs figure skating. They were undefeated in their career and won the gold medal at the 1952 Oslo Olympic Winter Games. In 1952, the father of Peter and Karole Kennedy challenged their amateur status, and investigations lasted until shortly before the start of the Winter Olympics, but they were then dismissed. From 1947-52 the Falks won six consecutive German titles. In 1951 they were allowed to participate in international competitions and won the European and the World Championships that year, defending both titles in 1952. In 1951 they also became roller skating World Champions. Both later joined the professional ice revue Holiday On Ice. Paul was elected Sportsman of the Year 1951. Paul Falk’s profession was as a precision engineer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Mixed Pairs Germany-1 GER 1 Gold

Mixed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #1 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #2 2
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #3 2
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #4 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #5 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #6 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #7 1T
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #8 1
1952 Winter 30 Oslo Figure Skating Germany-1 GER Ria Falk Final Standings Judge #9 1
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