Klaus Böhle

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKlaus•Böhle
Used nameKlaus•Böhle
Born14 January 1936 in Herne, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements180 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsEintracht Duisburg, Duisburg (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Sprint canoeist Klaus Böhle partnered with famous West German Canadian canoeist Detlef Lewe at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, with the pair finishing sixth in the 1,000 metre Canadian doubles event. They were also West German 500 metre champions in 1961 and 1962, also winning the 1,000 metre event in 1962. Böhle won the 500 metre national championships in 1963 and 1964 with his new partner Gábor Mathé, also winning over 1,000 metres in 1963.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) GER FRG Klaus Böhle
Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Detlef Lewe 6