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Paul Borowski

Full name: Paul Borowski
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: March 19, 1937 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Died: December 22, 2012 in Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Empor Rostock, Rostock (GER)
Country: GDR East Germany
Sport: Sailing

Related Olympians: Father of Jörn Borowski.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Paul Borowski, [Karl-Heinz Thun] and [Konrad Weichert] started to sail together in the 5.5 metre class at the end of the 1950s and they were the East-German 5.5 metre champions from 1960-63. In the middle 60s they switched to Dragon class and together won 1968 Olympic silver and bronze in 1972, they were European champions in 1970 and 1972, won silver at the 1969 European Championships and bronze at the 1968 European Championships. In 1969 they also won their only East German Dragon class title. After finishing his sporting career, Borowski worked as a sailing coach, coaching his sons [Jörn], who won silver in 470 class at the 1980 Olympics and Bodo, who was multiple a East German champion in the Flying Dutchman class.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat East Germany GDR 3 Bronze
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing Mixed Three Person Keelboat East Germany GDR 2 Silver

Mixed Three Person Keelboat

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Date NP TP PTS T
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1968-10-14 32.7 44.4
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race One 1968-10-14 0.0 2-52:55
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Two 1968-10-15 3.0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Three 1968-10-16 5.7
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Four 1968-10-17 8.0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Five 1968-10-19 8.0
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Six 1968-10-20 11.7
1968 Summer 31 Ciudad de México Sailing East Germany GDR Race Seven 1968-10-21 8.0
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Final Standings 1972-08-29 41.7 59.7
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race One 1972-08-29 18.0 3-42:30
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Two 1972-08-30 14.0
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Three 1972-08-31 14.0 2-36:17
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Four 1972-09-01 .0 2-06:58
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Five 1972-09-04 8.0 2-23:50
1972 Summer 35 München Sailing East Germany GDR Race Six 1972-09-08 5.7 2-37:37
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