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Heino Veskila

Full name: Heino Veskila (Veiber-)
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Born: December 14, 1918 in Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
Died: July 1941 in Tartu, Tartumaa, Estonia
Affiliations: NMKÜ Tartu
Country: EST Estonia
Sport: Basketball

Biography

Heino Veskila competed for Estonia both in basketball and as a high jumper, setting an Estonian record of 1.85 metres in the high jump. He graduated from Tartu Night High School in 1938, where he played forward. Veskila made the All-Star team at the 1937 European Championships and was Estonia’s leading scorer at the 1939 European Championships, with 116 points in seven games. He earned 17 caps in baskeball for Estonia. He died in June or July 1941 as a prisoner-of-war.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Basketball Men's Basketball Estonia EST 9T

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Basketball Estonia EST Round Two Match #5 2 1936-08-09 USA 52, EST 28 20
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Basketball Estonia EST Round Three Match #1 2 1936-08-11 PHI 39, EST 22 8
1936 Summer 17 Berlin Basketball Estonia EST Round One Match #1 1 1936-08-07 EST 34, FRA 29 11