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Ludwig Landen

Full name: Ludwig Landen
Gender: Male
Born: November 6, 1908 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: October 14, 1985 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Verein für Kajaksport Köln
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Flatwater canoeist Ludwig Landen won the gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics with his partner [Paul Wevers] in the K-2 over 10 km. A few weeks earlier the two men had won the German Championship in this event. The same year Landen also became European Champion in the then non-Olympic K-4 over 1,000 metres. Perhaps surprisingly Landen was a non-swimmer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1936 Summer 27 Berlin Canoeing Germany GER Paul Wevers Final Standings 1936-08-07
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