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Heiko Fischer

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHeiko•Fischer
Used nameHeiko•Fischer
Born25 February 1960 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died21 November 1989 in Sindelfingen, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements188 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsTuS Stuttgart, Stuttgart (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Heiko Fischer was a West German single figure skater who placed tenth at the 1984 Sarajevo and ninth at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. He also took part in the 1983-86 and 1988 World Championships, always finishing between sixth and eighth. He competed at the European Championships from 1982-86 and in 1988, never ascending a podium, as he missed the 1987 season due to an injury. Fischer won five West German national titles in 1982-83, 1985-86 and 1988.

Fischer collapsed while playing squash in 1989 and died of chronic and acute myocarditis in the Sindelfingen hospital. Fischer was married and had a son.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) FRG Heiko Fischer
Singles, Men (Olympic) 10
1988 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) FRG Heiko Fischer
Singles, Men (Olympic) 9