Léon Roth

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Léon Roth (born September 10, 1926) is a Luxembourgian sprint canoer who competed in the early 1950s. He was born in Diekirch. At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, he finished 17th in the K-1 10000 m event. He was eliminated in the heats of the K-2 1000 m event.[1] In 2008 he was promoted to the rank of Chevalier in the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.[2]


  1. ^ Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (2011). "Léon Roth Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics. Sports Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  2. ^ "" Promotion dans les ordres nationaux " : Les anciens " Olympiens " luxembourgeois à l'honneur". News (in French). Sports.lu. 2008-07-02. Retrieved 2012-03-01.