Paul Hoekstra

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaulus Joan "Paul"•Hoekstra
Used namePaul•Hoekstra
Born30 December 1944 in Enschede (NED)
Measurements179 cm / 83 kg
AffiliationsTWV, Hengelo (NED) / KCC Gent, Gent (BEL)
NOC Belgium Netherlands

Biography

Paul Hoekstra had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 2nd 1971 K2 500 m (with Jean-Pierre Burny), 3rd 1966 K1 500 m. Up to 1970 Hoekstra represented the Netherlands, from 1971 onwards he represented Belgium.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) NED Paul Hoekstra
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Toon Geurts 2 Silver
Kayak Fours, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Netherlands 7
1968 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) NED Paul Hoekstra
Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 9
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Toon Geurts 4
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) BEL Paul Hoekstra
Kayak Doubles, 500 metres, Men (Olympic) Jean-Pierre Burny 9
Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Jean-Pierre Burny 6

Special Notes