Paul Weinstein

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Competed in Intercalated Games • Non-starter
Full namePaul Ludwig•Weinstein
Used namePaul•Weinstein
Born5 April 1878 in Pretzsch, Wallendorf (Luppe), Schkopau, Sachsen-Anhalt (GER)
Died16 August 1964 in Bochum, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
AffiliationsSportfreunde Halle, Halle (Saale) (GER)
NOC Germany
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Allround athlete Paul Weinstein, brother of Albert Weinstein, earned a bronze medal at the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games in the high jump. He also finished seventh in the pole vault. Two years later, at the 1906 Athina Olympics, he participated in five jumping events and the javelin throw, all with limited success. In 1903, 1905 and 1906 he was German high jump champion, and in 1906 won the long jump title.

Paul Weinstein later was a sports administrator responsible for the redevelopment of sports activities at VfL Bochum after World War II. From 1926-48, the doctorate scientist was head of the Chemical Investigation Office of the city of Bochum.

Personal Bests: HJ – 1.778 (1904); PV – 3.065 (1908); LJ – 6.88 (1909); TJ – 13.38 (1905).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Paul Weinstein
High Jump, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Pole Vault, Men (Olympic) 7
Standing Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
High Jump, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC
Pole Vault, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 4
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics GER Paul Weinstein
High Jump, Men (Intercalated) 8
Standing High Jump, Men (Intercalated) =7
Pole Vault, Men (Intercalated) DNS
Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 16
Standing Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 23
Triple Jump, Men (Intercalated) 9
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Intercalated) AC
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Paul Weinstein
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS

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