Paul Wevers (21 July 1907 – 6 March 1941) was a German sprint canoeist, born in Cologne, who competed in the late 1930s. He won a gold medal in the K-2 10000 m event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.

Olympic medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Gold medal – first place 1936 Berlin K-2 10000 m

Wevers was killed during World War II on 6 March 1941 in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen, Germany when his plane crashed into the ground.[1]


  1. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 July 2018.

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