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Paul Sievert

Full name: Paul Sievert
Gender: Male
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
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics


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).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Germany GER 6

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1932 Summer 37 Los Angeles Athletics Germany Final Standings 6 5-16:41
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