August Heim

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 2
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAugust•Heim
Used nameAugust•Heim
Born13 March 1904 in Offenbach am Main, Hessen (GER)
Died8 May 1976 in Offenbach am Main, Hessen (GER)
AffiliationsFC Offenbach, Offenbach am Main (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

German fencer August Heim was German foil champion in 1930, 1932 and 1937, and German sabre champion in 1933-35 and 1938. At the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics he was eliminated in the first round of team foil. In 1936, he returned to the Olympics in Berlin, winning two bronze medals both with the foil and sabre teams. Individually Heim was eliminated in the second round of the foil and sabre. In 1931, 1935 and 1937 Heim won another three bronzes in team sabre at the Unofficial Fencing Worlds. After World War II he became a coach at his homeclub of Offenbacher FC.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing GER August Heim
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 p1 r1/4
1936 Summer Olympics Fencing GER August Heim
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5 p3 r2/5
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 4 p3 r2/4
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Germany 3 Bronze

Special Notes