Heike Lätzsch

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Heike Lätzsch
Personal information
Born (1973-12-19) 19 December 1973 (age 41)
Braunschweig, Lower
, West Germany
Playing position Striker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Braunschweiger THC
0000–1993 Eintracht Braunschweig
1993–1998 RTHC Bayer Leverkusen
1998– Rot-Weiss Köln
National team
1990–2004 Germany 250 (41)

Heike Wedekind née Lätzsch (born December 19, 1973 in Braunschweig, Lower Saxony) is a former field hockey striker from Germany, who won the gold medal with the Women's National Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

She made her international debut in 1990 at the age of sixteen at the World Cup in Sydney, Australia. After having played in four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992, Lätzsch retired in 2004, after the Athens Games. In total, she represented Germany in 250 matches.[1]

International senior tournaments[edit]


  1. ^ "Nationalspieler: Damen" (in German). hockey.de. Retrieved 10 July 2015.