Full name: August Heitmann
Born: 1907 in Kalymnos, Notio Aigaio, Greece
Died: 1971 in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Affiliations: Magdeburg 1896, Magdeburg (GER)
August Heitmann had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1926 European Championships 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay (with Joachim Rademacher, Friedel Berges, and Herbert Heinrich), 1st in the 1927 European Championships 4×200 metres Freestyle Relay (with Joachim Rademacher, Friedel Berges, and Herbert Heinrich), 3rd in the 1927 European Championships 100 metres Freestyle.
He was living at Barcelona in Spain when the Olympics took place in Amsterdam 1928 and emigrated to Chile two years later.
|1928 Summer||Amsterdam||Swimming||Men's 100 metres Freestyle||Germany||GER||3 h3 r2/3|
|1928 Summer||Amsterdam||Swimming||Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay||Germany||GER||AC h3 r1/2||DQ|
|1928 Summer||Amsterdam||Swimming||Germany||Semi-Finals||Heat Three||3|
|1928 Summer||Amsterdam||Swimming||Germany||Round One||Heat One||3||QC||1:02.2|