Full name: Heinz Schlauch
Born: November 13, 1915 in Gera, ThÃ¼ringen, Germany
Died: February 21, 1945 in Niederrhein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Neptun Gera / Poseidon Erfurt
Heinz Schlauch was the best German backstroke swimmer in the 100m at the 1936 Berlin Olympics finishing as the ninth-best swimmer in the semi-finals â sadly, only the best eight qualified for the final. Schlauch was German Champion from 1937-39, and also the European Champion in 1938. In 1945, he was killed-in-action, somewhere at the Lower Rhine, just before the end of World War II.
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