Paul Lange (canoeist)

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Paul Lange
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1960 Rome K-1 4 × 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1958 Prague K-1 4 × 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Prague K-2 500 m

Paul Lange (6 February 1931 – 15 March 2016) was a West German-German sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1950s and early 1960s. He won a gold medal in the K-1 4 × 500 m event at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome (with Dieter Krause, Günther Perleberg and Friedhelm Wentzke).[1][2] Lange also won two medals at the 1958 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Prague with a gold in the K-1 4 × 500 m and a bronze in the K-2 500 m events. He was born in Oberhausen.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Summer Olympics – Rome, Italy – Canoeing" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 6 December 2008)
  2. ^ Profile: Paul Lange sports.reference.com (Retrieved on 6 December 2008)