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Egon Drews

Full name: Egon Drews
Gender: Male
Born: June 1, 1926
Died: January 13, 2011
Affiliations: HKC, Hamburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

At the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, race canoeist Egon Drews won two bronze medals in the C2 over 1,000 and 10,000 metres with [Wilfried Soltau]. Four years later in Melbourne, the two men finished fourth over 10,000 metres. Drews also participated in the 1,000 metres with [Herbert Kirschner] but they were eliminated in the heats. Drews and Soltau won another bronze at the 1954 World Championships over 1,000 metres. The same pair also won the West German C2 titles 1952-54 and 1956 over 1,000 metres, and 1952-56 over 10,000 metres, Drews retained the title in 1957 with Donald Krämer. As a member of the Hamburger Kanu Club he won the German team title in 1949, 1951-52 and 1954. In 1952 Drews was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres Germany GER 3 Bronze
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Germany GER 5 h1 r1/2
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres Germany GER 4

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing Germany GER Wilfried Soltau Final Round 1952-07-28
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing Germany GER Wilfried Soltau Round One Heat Two 1952-07-28
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Canoeing Germany GER Herbert Kirschner Round One Heat One 1956-12-01

Men's Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 26 Helsinki Canoeing Germany GER Wilfried Soltau Final Standings 1952-07-27
1956 Summer 30 Melbourne Canoeing Germany GER Wilfried Soltau Final Standings 1956-11-30
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