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Hans-Wolfgang Heidland

Full name: Hans-Wolfgang Heidland
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Born: July 20, 1912 in Koblenz, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Died: January 11, 1992 in Malsburg-Marzell, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Affiliations: MRV Amicitia, Mannheim (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Rower Hans-Wolfgang Heidland was a member of the German coxed eights that was eliminated in the repêchage at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games. He was the 1933 coxless fours German Champion with Mannheimer Ruderverein Amicitia 1876.

He studied theology, and after finishing his doctorate, became pastor in Mannheim before becoming and Army chaplain during World War II. In 1946 he became head of the Men’s Work of the Church in Baden. From 1964 to his retirement in October 1980, he was bishop of the Evangelical Church in Baden. Previously, he was appointed to the Oberkirchenrat in Heidelberg from 1949-60. Also a Protestant student’s residence in Karlsruhe was named after him.

The list of his church publications included: 1936 Die Anrechnung des Glaubens zur Gerechtigkeit ("The Imputation of Faith for Justice"), 1947 Der evangelische Mensch heute. ("The Evangelical Man Today."), 1968 Der Geist des Sports ("The Spirit of Sport"), 1970 Das Verkündigungsgespräch ("The Proclamation Talk"), 1972 Dein Wort, Herr, nicht vergehet - 45. Die Versuchung des Politikers "Your Word, Lord, shall not pass away - 45. The Temptation of a Politician”), 1980 Die Losungen im Ringen des Glauben heute (“The Slogans in the Struggle of Faith Today"), and 1992 Das Ende der Predigt ("The End of the Sermon").

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 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 20 Los Angeles Rowing Germany GER Round One Repêchage Heat Two 7:10.6
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:36.8
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