Uwe Heppner

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Uwe Heppner
Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1985-0822-026, Uwe Neppner, Thomas Lange.jpg
Heppner (left) and Thomas Lange in 1985
Personal information
Born (1962-06-26) 26 June 1962 (age 56)
Merseburg, Germany
Height196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight91 kg (201 lb)
ClubSV Halle, Halle an der Saale

Uwe Heppner (born 18 July 1960) is a retired German rower. He competed for East Germany at the 1980 and 1988 Summer Olympics and won a gold medal in the quadruple sculls in 1980. He finished fifth in the double sculls in 1988.[1] Between 1979 and 1987 he won four gold and three bronze medals in these two events at the world championships and finished fourth in 1989.[2] In October 1986, he was awarded a Patriotic Order of Merit in gold (first class) for his sporting success.[3]


  1. ^ Uwe Heppner. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Uwe Heppner at FISA WorldRowing.com
  3. ^ "Hohe staatliche Auszeichnungen verliehen" [Awarded high state awards]. Neues Deutschland (in German). 42 (243). 15 October 1986. p. 6. Retrieved 23 September 2018. (Registration required (help)).