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Heinz Renneberg

Full name: Karlheinz "Heinz" Renneberg
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: January 29, 1927 in Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: October 21, 1999 in Herne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: RV Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

West German rowers Heinz Renneberg and [Heinz Eichholz] lost their heat at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games in the coxless pairs but could not take part in the repêchage after Eichholz fell ill from nettle rash. Both men were German Champions in 1951 and 1952 and were runners-up in 1953. With [Bernhard Knubel] and 13-year-old [Klaus Zerta] Renneberg won the coxed pairs gold medal at the Rome Olympics in 1960. By profession, Renneberg was a machine fitter.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs Germany GER DNS h2 r2/5
1960 Summer 33 Roma Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Heinz Eichholz Round One Heat Four 8:03.3

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1960 Summer 33 Roma Rowing Germany GER Bernhard Knubel Final Round 7:29.14
1960 Summer 33 Roma Rowing Germany GER Bernhard Knubel Round One Heat Three 7:31.64
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