Full name: Joachim Ludwig "Jochen" Balke
Born: September 12, 1917 in Dortmund, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: January 19, 1944 in Veliky Novgorod, Novgorod, Russia
Affiliations: SV Westfalen, Dortmund (GER)
Jochen Balke had the following podium finishes at major championships\\: 1st in the 1938 European Championships 200 metres Breaststroke.
Date and place of death are date/place reported missing in action. He was officially declared dead on 17 September 1957.
|1936 Summer||18||Berlin||Swimming||Men's 200 metres Breaststroke||Germany||GER||6|
|1936 Summer||18||Berlin||Swimming||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||2:45.4|
|1936 Summer||18||Berlin||Swimming||Germany||Round One||Heat Two||2||QU||2:46.4|