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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


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.


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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