Jochen Balke

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Joachim "Jochen" Balke (September 12, 1917 – MIA January 19, 1944) was a German breaststroke swimmer who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics.

He was born in Dortmund and died during World War II.[1]

In 1936 he finished sixth in the 200 metre breaststroke event.[2]


  1. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jochen Balke". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 10 October 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.