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Peter Heinz

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePeter•Heinz
Used namePeter•Heinz
Born27 June 1954 in Mönchehof, Espenau, Hessen (GER)
Measurements181 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsSV Hegelsberg-Vellmar, Vellmar (GER)
NOC West Germany


West German sports shooter Peter Heinz twice finished among the top ten in rifle event at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympics. He placed fifth with the air rifle over 10 metres, and eighth in the small-bore rifle three positions event. At the World Championships Heinz won three gold medals (1982,1986 and 1990), and also three silver, and one bronze. At the European Championships he won two titles, in 1974 and 1978, and he also won four German national titles.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Summer Olympics Shooting FRG Peter Heinz
Air Rifle, 10 metres, Men (Olympic) 5
Small-Bore Rifle, Three Positions, 50 metres, Men (Olympic) 8

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