Heinz Eichholz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinrich "Heinz"•Eichholz
Used nameHeinz•Eichholz
Born4 January 1927 in Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Died6 April 2001
Measurements184 cm / 82 kg
AffiliationsRV Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


West German rowers Heinz Eichholz and Heinz Renneberg lost their heat at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games in the coxless pairs. They then could not take part in the repêchage after Eichholz fell ill from nettle rash. Both men were German Champions in 1951 and 1952 and were runners-up in 1953.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Rowing GER FRG Heinz Eichholz
Coxless Pairs, Men (Olympic) Heinz Renneberg DNS h2 r2/5