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Kurt Zimmer

Full name: Kurt Zimmer
Gender: Male
Born: July 29, 1924 in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Died: January 19, 2008 in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany
Affiliations: Saarbücker Kanu-Club, Saarbrücken (GER)
Country: SAA Saar
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Flatwater canoeist Kurt Zimmer came 12th in the K2 with [Heinrich Heß] over 10K. The following day the two were eliminated in the preliminaries over 1,000 metres. Zimmer and Heß also participated in the 1954 World Championships. Zimmer was also engaged as canoeing coach and sports administrator at both his home club Saarbrücker Kanu Club and the Volleyball Federation of Saarland and was a long-time canoeing coach of the Saarland youth squad. He also coached the men’s volleyball team of Saarbrücker Kanu Club in the 1970s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres Saar SAA 4 h2 r1/2
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Saar SAA 12

Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Canoeing Saar SAA Heinrich Heß Round One Heat Two 1952-07-28

Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Canoeing Saar SAA Heinrich Heß Final Standings 1952-07-27
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