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Heinz Zünkler

Full name: Heinz Zünkler
Gender: Male
Born: September 28, 1929 in Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: Kölner RV von 1877, Köln (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Rowing

Biography

West German rower Heinz Zünkler finished fifth, and last, in the final with the coxed eights at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. With his club Kölner Ruderverein von 1877 he won the German national titles in 1950 and 1952 and finished second in 1951. In 1953 Zünkler moved to the fours claiming German coxed titles in 1953 and 1954. He also rowed in the coxless fours, coming in second in 1953, and winning the German titles in 1954 and 1955. This crew also won the eight’s title this year, and the bronze medal at the European Championships.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Germany GER 5

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Final Round 6:42.8
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Semi-Finals Repêchage Heat Three 6:19.3
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Round One Repêchage Heat Two 6:15.1
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Rowing Germany GER Round One Heat Two 6:18.7
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