|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Paul Ernest•Rekers|
|Born||22 November 1908 in New York, New York (USA)|
|Died||10 June 1987 in Corona Del Mar, California (USA)|
|Measurements||183 cm / 75 kg|
|Affiliations||NYAC, New York (USA)|
Born to a Dutch father, Paul Rekers, of Penn State and the NYAC, placed second in the 1932 Olympic Trials in the 5,000 metres to make the Olympic Team. At the AAUs, he placed second again in 1933 over 3 miles, and was fourth in 1935. He also placed second in the 1930 AAU mile.
Rekers later became a physician and had a practice in Walworth, New York. He eventually moved to California where he became a medical examiner and lived in Bel Air
Personal Bests: 2 miles – 9:22.4i (1932); 5K – 15:12.6 (1932).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1932 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Paul Rekers|
|5,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||AC|