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Paul Gunia

Full name: Paul Gunia
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: February 27, 1885 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: March 1, 1955 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: Teutonia 1899 Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Race walker Paul Gunia was eliminated in the heats of the 1908 London Olympics of the 3,500 metre and 10 miles walk. In 1912, he was German Champion over 3,000 metres. He set several German records and in 1908 became the first German race walker under 13 minutes, and one year later he set a world record for 20 km. After World War I he worked as a sports teacher.

Personal Bests\: 10kmW – 45:43 (1908).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 3,500 metres Walk Germany GER 4 h1 r1/2
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Men's 10 mile Walk Germany GER 7 h1 r1/2

Men's 3,500 metres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 4 16:38.0

Men's 10 mile Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1908 Summer 23 London Athletics Germany Round One Heat One 7 1-26:09.4
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