Heinz Wosipiwo

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHeinz•Wosipiwo
Used nameHeinz•Wosipiwo
Born25 January 1951 in Sohl, Bad Elster, Sachsen (GER)
Measurements171 cm / 66 kg
AffiliationsSC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
NOC East Germany


Heinz Wosipiwo had a disappointing appearance at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games as an East German ski jumper, finishing only 39th on the large hill. His best international moments were in 1972 at the Ski Flying Worlds in Planica and the 1974 Nordic Worlds in Falun, where he won silver medals. Wosipiwo later became a regional coach at the Olympic Center in Klingenthal.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Ski Jumping (Skiing) GDR Heinz Wosipiwo
Large Hill, Individual, Men (Olympic) =39

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