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Arthur Heina

Full name: Arthur Heina
Gender: Male
Born: February 22, 1915 in Gladbeck, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: February 27, 1986 in Königswinter, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: SV 1913, Gladbeck (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming


German swimmer Arthur Heina finished eighth in the semi-finals of the 200m breaststroke at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Unfortunately, only the best seven qualified for the final. In 1935 and 1939 he was German 200m breaststroke champion. Heina set a European record in 1937 and a world record in 1938. In 1953 he again won a German national title with the SV 13 Gladbeck 4x200m breaststroke relay team alongside non-Olympians Walter and Siegfried Kruschinski and Lutz Ebbinghaus. Heina later was an international swimming breaststroke referee.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke Germany GER 5 h2 r2/3

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 2:47.3
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Swimming Germany Round One Heat Five 3 Q 2:48.5
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