Paul Stinckens

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Paul Stinckens
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City K-2 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Tampere K-2 10000 m

Paul Stinckens (born 25 June 1953) is a Belgian sprint canoer who competed from the early 1970s to the early 1980s. He won two medals in the K-2 10000 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver in 1974 and a bronze in 1973.

Stinckens also competed in three Summer Olympics, but did not advance to the finals in any event he competed. Stinckens' best finish was fourth in the semifinal round twice (K-4 1000 m: 1972, 1976).

Following his athletic career Stinckens founded the company "Unicorn Group" in Overpelt (Belgium), focussing on corporate professional training with outdoor team and leadership development seminars.