Full name: Paul Wevers
Born: June 21, 1907 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: March 4, 1941 in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Verein fÃ¼r Kajaksport KÃ¶ln
Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
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.
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres||Germany||GER||1||Gold|
|1936 Summer||29||Berlin||Canoeing||Germany||GER||Ludwig Landen||Final Standings||1936-08-07|