Heinrich Isser

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinrich•Isser
Used nameHeinrich•Isser
Born12 May 1928 in Matrei in Osttirol, Tirol (AUT)
Died18 May 2004
Measurements178 cm / 85 kg
NOC Austria


Heinrich, brother of Franz Isser, was an Austrian bobsledder who participated in the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. He came 12th with Paul Aste in the two-men bob and tenth with the four-men Austria I crew. Isser won two World Championship bronze medals, in 1958 and 1962. In 1962 the four-man crew consisted of Heinrich and his brothers Franz, Josef and Fritz. Isser was also a luger, and at European Championships he won two gold medals (doubles in 1952 and 1955) and three silvers (doubles in 1951 and singles and doubles in 1953). Isser was a butcher by profession.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) AUT Heinrich Isser
Two, Men (Olympic) Paul Aste 12
Four, Men (Olympic) Austria 1 10

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