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Paul Krempel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaul William•Krempel
Used namePaul•Krempel
Born17 February 1900 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Died30 June 1973 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
AffiliationsLAAC, Los Angeles (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Paul Krempel competed in gymnastics from 1916 through 1930, appearing at both the 1920 and 1928 Olympics with the US team. Krempel won AAU titles in the vault in 1919, floor exercise in 1926-27, rings in 1925-27 and 1930, and parallel bars in 1930. He studied at Los Angeles Polytechnic High School and later became an artist, working in the movie industry. He also judged gymnastics in the Southern Pacific AAU (SPAAU) district and was a member of the SPAAU Technical Committee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Paul Krempel
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 20
1928 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) USA Paul Krempel
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 52
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) United States 7
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 68
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) 62
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =71
Rings, Men (Olympic) 7
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 44