Heinz Hauser

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinz•Hauser
Used nameHeinz•Hauser
Born23 December 1920 in Waltersdorf, Großschönau, Sachsen (GER)
Died22 November 1996 in Reit im Winkl, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsWSV Reit im Winkl, Reit im Winkl (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Nordic skier Heinz Hauser finished seventh with the 4x10 km cross country relay, running the third leg, at the 1952 Oslo Olympics. In the 18 km individual event he finished 54th and in the Nordic combined was 15th. The same year he won his first German Championship in the Nordic combined, followed by three more titles in 1953-54 and 1956. At the 1956 Olympics in Cortina d’Ampezzo Hauser finished 21st in the Nordic combined. He trained as a carpenter before World War II but was recruited as a soldier and after the war he moved to Reit im Winkel and became a frontier policeman.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER FRG Heinz Hauser
18 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 54
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 7
Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER FRG Heinz Hauser
Individual, Men (Olympic) 15
1956 Winter Olympics Nordic Combined (Skiing) GER FRG Heinz Hauser
Individual, Men (Olympic) 21