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Heinrich Bender

Full name: Heinrich Bender
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Born: December 2, 1902 in Lohrbach, Mosbach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Died: July 10, 1943 in Gouria, Dutiki Ellada, Greece
Affiliations: Heidelberger RK 1872, Mannheimer Ruderverein Amicitia 1876
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Rower Heinrich Bender was a member of the German coxed eights that was eliminated in the repêchage at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Four years earlier at Amsterdam, he was a reserve but did not compete. He was a German Champion in 1931 with the Mannheimer Ruderverein Amicitia 1876 coxed eights team, having previously being a German rugby champion in 1927 and 1928 with Heidelberger RK 1872. He obtained a teaching doctorate and became a high school teacher. In 1943 he was killed-in-action during World War II in the Gulf of Corinth.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Germany GER 2 h2 r2/3

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Rowing Germany GER Round One Repêchage Heat Two 7:10.6
1932 Summer 29 Los Angeles Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:36.8
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