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Paul Franke

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaul•Franke
Used namePaul•Franke
Born1888
Died1950
AffiliationsBerliner Schlittschuhclub, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Paul Franke was a two-time German champion in 1927 and 1929 defeating Werner Rittberger - just for once - and Ernst Baier, respectively. In all other years 1920-1921, 1923-1926 and 1928, he was runner-up to Rittberger. At major international Championships, Franke finished: 1926 World Championships (9th); 1927 World Championships (withdrawn); 1928 World Championships (8th); 1924 European Championships (6th); 1925 European Championships (6th); 1927 European Championships (5th); 1929 European Championships (6th). At the 1928 St. Moritz Winter Olympics he came in twelfth.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) GER Paul Franke
Singles, Men (Olympic) 12