Heiko Kroeger27 March 1966 Waldbroel, Germany
- LATEST TRIUMPHS:
- 2015 Para Sailing World Championships - Gold
- London 2012 Paralympics – Silver: 2.4 Norlin OD (single-person keelboat)
- 2011 IFDS World Championships – Fifth place: 2.4 Norlin OD (single-person keelboat)
- Beijing 2008 Paralympics – Fourth place: 2.4 Norlin OD (single-person keelboat)
Germany’s Paralympic champion Heiko Kroeger started Para sailing at age 7, and was racing on the waters by age 9.
Born without a left forearm, Kroeger sails in the 2.4 Norlin OD class – or single-person keelboat event – and is currently sponsored by Audi.
At the Athens 2004 Games, he was also Germany’s flag bearer during the Opening Ceremony.