Full name: Paul Sievert
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Born: March 12, 1895 in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: December 18, 1988 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: Eisenbahn-Sportverein Berlin
Paul Sievert was sixth in the 50km race walk at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. In 1924-25 and 1933 he was German Champion at this distance, placing second in 1926-27, 1929 and 1932. In 1924, he bettered the world record with 4-34:03. Sievert lost his father at the age of five years, but later trained as a mechanic. During World War I he won three so-called luggage marches. The Paul Sievert Medal is awarded annually to the German champion in the 50 km walk.
Personal Best: 50kmW – 4-34:03 (1924).
|1932 Summer||37||Los Angeles||Athletics||Men's 50 kilometres Walk||Germany||GER||6|
|1932 Summer||37||Los Angeles||Athletics||Germany||Final Standings||6||5-16:41|