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Karl Proisl

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameKarl•Proisl
Used nameKarl•Proisl
Born9 July 1911 in Traisen (AUT)
Died2 December 1949 in Beograd (Belgrade) (SRB)
AffiliationsPolizei SV, Wien (AUT)
NOC Austria


Karl Proisl had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1938 C2 1000 m (with Rupert Weinstabl), 2nd 1938 C2 10000 m (with Rupert Weinstabl). Proisl had to compete for Nazi Germany in 1938.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1936 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) AUT Karl Proisl
Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Rupert Weinstabl 2 Silver
Canoe Marathon (Canoeing) AUT Karl Proisl
Canadian Doubles, 10,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Rupert Weinstabl 3 Bronze

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