Full name: Heinz BÃ¼ker
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: July 6, 1941 in Oberhausen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: AKC Oberhausen, Oberhausen (GER)
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
Sprint canoeist Heinz BÃ¼ker partnered with [Holger Zander] at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics in the K2-1000s, with the pair winning a bronze medal, for which they were both awarded the Silver Bay Leaf, the highest sports award in Germany. They also won another bronze at the 1963 Worlds in the K2-500, adding a silver in 1966.
BÃ¼ker started his international career in 1961 winning the European Championships in the kayak relay. In 1967 he claimed his last international medal with a bronze, again in the relay. In 1962 and 1965 he was West German K1 champion in the 500 metre event. After his active career BÃ¼ker became a coach in the North Rhine Westphalian Canoe Association.
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Canoeing||Men's Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres||Germany||GER||3||Bronze|
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Canoeing||Germany||GER||Holger Zander||Final Round||1964-10-22|
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Canoeing||Germany||GER||Holger Zander||Semi-Finals||Heat One||1964-10-21|
|1964 Summer||23||Tokyo||Canoeing||Germany||GER||Holger Zander||Round One||Heat One||1964-10-20|