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Heiko GIGLER
Sport Swimming
NOC Austria   
GenderMen
Born17 Jun 1996
Height1.92 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Armed Forces Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
SV FK Spittal: Austria
Name of coach
Alexandre Deblaise [club]; Florian Zimmermann [national]
Training Regime
He trains for 22 hours a week in Graz, Austria.
General Interest
Hobbies
Football, American football, cliff diving, basketball, hiking. (kaerntensport.net, 01 Jan 2021)
Hero / Idol
Italian swimmer Carlo Pedersoli [also known as Bud Spencer], US swimmer Michael Phelps, Slovenian swimmer Peter Mankoc. (meinbezirk.at, 13 Jan 2021)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. (meinbezirk.at, 23 Nov 2021)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He serves as an athlete in the Austrian Armed Forces [Bundesheer] and their Heeressportzentrum [HSZ] sports programme. (Instagram profile, 06 Dec 2021; msn.com, 29 Jul 2021; bundesheer.at, 02 May 2021)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
22 2021 Tokyo, JPN 50m Freestyle 22.17
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.48
Heats 2022 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 49.29
7 2022 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:32.80
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Individual Medley 52.21
Semifinal 2021 Abu Dhabi, UAE 100m Freestyle 46.74
Semifinal 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 100m Individual Medley 52.99
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Freestyle  DSQ
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 50m Butterfly 23.77
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2018 Hangzhou, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
  2022 Rome, ITA 50m Breaststroke  
Heats 2022 Rome, ITA 50m Butterfly 24.13
  2022 Rome, ITA 50m Freestyle  
Semifinal 2022 Rome, ITA 100m Freestyle 48.85
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Butterfly 23.96
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Breaststroke 27.77
Semifinal 2021 Budapest, HUN 50m Freestyle 22.10
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 100m Freestyle 49.38
Heats 2021 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Heats 2018 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 3:18.91
Heats 2016 London, ENG 200m Individual Medley 2:02.92
Heats 2016 London, ENG 50m Freestyle 23.40
Heats 2016 London, ENG 100m Freestyle 50.64
Heats 2016 London, ENG 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay  
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Breaststroke 1:04.75
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Breaststroke 30.08
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 200m Individual Medley 2:08.21
Heats 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Freestyle 52.28
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Individual Medley 52.34
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 200m Individual Medley  DNS
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 100m Butterfly 52.01
Heats 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Butterfly 23.51
7 2021 Kazan, RUS 50m Freestyle 21.25
5 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:26.25
5 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:34.75
6 2021 Kazan, RUS 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:32.28
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Butterfly  DNS
Semifinal 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Individual Medley 52.60
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 100m Butterfly 51.78
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 50m Freestyle 21.80
6 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 1:25.48
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2019 Glasgow, SCO 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 100m Individual Medley 54.39
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Individual Medley 1:59.84
42 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 200m Freestyle 1:48.59 
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 100m Butterfly 53.30
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2017 Copenhagen, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 200m Individual Medley 1:58.89
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Individual Medley 55.49
Heats 2015 Netanya, ISR 100m Freestyle 49.45