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Heinz Arendt

Full name: Heinz Arendt
Gender: Male
Born: May 16, 1917 in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Died: January 5, 2006 in Unkel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Affiliations: SC Poseidon, Berlin (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Related Olympians: Brother of Gisela Jacob-Arendt; Uncle of Rainer Jacob.

Biography

German swimmer Heinz Arendt finished seventh in the 1,500m freestyle and was eliminated in the 400m semi-finals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Two years later he was third at the European Championships over 1,500m. Nationally, he was the German 400m champion in 1938 and the 1,500m champion on four consecutive occasions from 1936 through 1939. Arendt was the brother of Olympic swimmer [Gisela Jacob-Arendt] and the uncle of her son [Rainer Jacob].

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle Germany GER 5 h2 r2/3
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle Germany GER 7

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 5:13.4
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 3 q 4:57.2

Men's 1,500 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Germany Final 7 19:59.0
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 q 19:56.1
1936 Summer 19 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 3 Q 20:10.7
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