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Paul Wahl

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePaul•Wahl
Used namePaul•Wahl
Born6 October 1906 in Möhringen, Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died13 February 1982 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements109 kg
AffiliationsSPVGG 1887 Möhringen, Stuttgart (GER)
NOC Germany


Weightlifter Paul Wahl set two unlimited snatch world records in 1934. The same year he won his only German national title having finished runner-up to Josef Straßberger in 1932 and 1933. At the 1936 Berlin Olympics he finished seventh in the heavyweight division.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Weightlifting GER Paul Wahl
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 7