Paul Krauß

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Paul Krauß
Born (1917-10-18)October 18, 1917
Johanngeorgenstadt, Kingdom of Saxony, German Empire
Died February 20, 1942(1942-02-20) (aged 24)
Borovichi, USSR
(now Russia)
Cause of death World War II
Nationality German
Occupation ski jumper

Paul Krauß (18 October 1917 – 20 February 1942) was a German ski jumper.

In 1941 on Bloudkova velikanka in Planica at a competition called Smuški poleti Week he set a world record with 112 meters long. He took 43rd place on normal hill at 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Krauß died as a soldier on the Eastern Front (World War II).[1]

Winter Olympic Games[edit]

Rank Location Year Hill
18 Germany Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 normal


  1. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 July 2018.

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