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Heinz Mayr

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinz•Mayr
Used nameHeinz•Mayr
Born20 October 1935 in Braunschweig, Niedersachsen (GER)
Measurements182 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsVfL Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (GER)
NOC West Germany


Race walker Heinz Mayr placed 13th at the 1972 München Games in the 20 km. In 1961 he claimed his only West German title, but he had five more podiums over different distances. Mayr worked as an upholsterer.

Personal Best: 20kmW – 1-29:25 (1972).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics FRG Heinz Mayr
20 kilometres Walk, Men (Olympic) 13