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Paul Söllner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaul•Söllner
Used namePaul•Söllner
Born5 June 1911 in Davos (SUI)
Died8 April 1994 in Murnau am Staffelsee, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsLudwigshafener RV, Ludwigshafen (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Paul Söllner won a gold medal with the coxed fours at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The same year this boat won the German Championship. Söllner became a professional soldier and was promoted as an officer in 1937. During World War II he was a member of the Wehrmacht. After the war he became commander of the Bundeswehr Sports School in Sonthofen from 1961-67 and was, in 1972, a member of the Organizing Committee of the München Olympic Games.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Rowing GER Paul Söllner
Coxed Fours, Men (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold