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August Heitmann

Full name: August Heitmann
Gender: Male
Born: 1907 in Kalymnos, Notio Aigaio, Greece
Died: 1971 in Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile
Affiliations: Magdeburg 1896, Magdeburg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Swimming

Biography

August Heitmann won the 1926 European Championships with the 4×200 metres freestyle relay, also winning the 1927 Europeans in a world record time of 9:49.6. He also won national titles in 1926 and 1927 in the 100 freestyle. Born in Greece, Heitmann was living in Barcelona at the time of the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics, although he emigrated to Chile two years later. At the Olympics he was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 100 and in the preliminaries of the 4x200 relay when they were disqualified.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer Amsterdam Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle Germany GER 3 h3 r2/3
1928 Summer Amsterdam Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay Germany GER AC h3 r1/2

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer Amsterdam Swimming Germany Semi-Finals Heat Three 3 1:03.0
1928 Summer Amsterdam Swimming Germany Round One Heat One 3 q 1:02.2

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1928 Summer Amsterdam Swimming Germany GER Round One Heat Three AC
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