Heinrich Burkowitz

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinrich Otto Ferdinand•Burkowitz
Used nameHeinrich•Burkowitz
Born31 January 1892 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Died31 May 1915 in Romans-sur-Isère, Drôme (FRA)
Measurements175 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsSC Charlottenburg, Berlin (GER)
NOC Germany


Heinrich Burkowitz was runner-up in the German Championships in the 400 metres in 1911 and 1913. At the 1912 Olympics he was eliminated in the heats over 400 metres and in the 4 x 400 metres relay. He died in a hospital during World War I from his war wounds.

Personal Best: 400 – 50.0 (1914).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics GER Heinrich Burkowitz
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h9 r1/3
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Germany 2 h2 r1/2

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