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Paul Wevers

Full name: Paul Wevers
Gender: Male
Born: June 21, 1907 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: March 4, 1941 in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Verein für Kajaksport Köln
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Flatwater canoeist Paul Wevers won the gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics with his partner [Ludwig Landen] in the K-2 event over 10 km. A few weeks earlier both won the German Championship in the same event. Wevers also won German titles in the K-2 over 1,000 metres from 1931-33 along with non-Olympian Franz Schneider. In 1933, the two men won the F-2 event over 10 km at the European Championships. Wevers died near Braunschweig in World War II in 1941 in a plane crashing in the ground.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 29 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 29 Berlin Canoeing Germany GER Ludwig Landen Final Standings 1936-08-07
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