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Hendrik FELDWEHR
Sport Swimming
NOC Germany   
GenderMen
Born18 Aug 1986 in Bremerhaven, FRG
Height1.92 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Isabelle Harle
Residence
Essen, GER
Occupation
Army
Languages
German
Higher education
Engineering - University of Duisburg-Essen: Germany
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age seven.
Why this sport?
He was interested in sport from a young age.
General Interest
Nicknames
Henni (fotosinbremen.de, 17 Dec 2007)
Hobbies
Snowboarding, playing beach volleyball. (sg-essen.de, 26 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, winning silver in the 4x100m medley relay at the 2009 World Championships in Rome, Italy, and claiming bronze in the 4x100m medley relay at the 2011 World Championships in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (sg-essen.de, 26 Jun 2015)
Injuries
He suffered a knee injury in 2014 and was unable to do strength training for three months. (weser-kurier.de, 10 Apr 2015)

He missed the 2012 European Championships due to a torn muscle. (NOC, 28 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
''Take it easy.'' (hendrik-feldwehr.de, 17 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours
He was named Swimmer of the Year of the North Rhine-Westphalia Swimming Union in Germany in 2009, 2010, 2013 and 2014. (sg-essen.de, 14 May 2015)

He was named Newcomer of the Year in North Rhine-Westphalia at the 2009 Felix Awards in Essen, Germany. (derwesten.de, 28 Oct 2009; nrw-sportlerdesjahres.de, 2009)
Famous relatives
His partner Isabelle Harle has represented Germany in swimming and open water swimming. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Aug 2017; waz.de, 15 Jun 2017)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He announced his retirement from the sport in February 2018. (Facebook page, 04 Feb 2018; swimswam.com, 08 Feb 2018)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
21 2012 London, ENG 100m Breaststroke 1:01.00
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2015 Kazan, RUS 100m Breaststroke 1:00.16
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 50m Breaststroke 27.31
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:32.16
3 2015 Kazan, RUS 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:44.13
Heats 2013 Barcelona, ESP 50m Breaststroke 27.59
Semifinal 2013 Barcelona, ESP 100m Breaststroke 1:00.05
5 2013 Barcelona, ESP 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:33.97
4 2011 Shanghai, CHN 50m Breaststroke 27.41
Semifinal 2011 Shanghai, CHN 100m Breaststroke 1:00.91
3 2011 Shanghai, CHN 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:32.60
7 2009 Rome, ITA 100m Breaststroke 59.33
4 2009 Rome, ITA 50m Breaststroke 26.95
2 2009 Rome, ITA 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:28.58
World Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2010 Dubai, UAE 100m Breaststroke 58.97
Semifinal 2010 Dubai, UAE 50m Breaststroke 26.90
7 2010 Dubai, UAE 4 x 100m Medley Relay 3:26.05
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
8 2014 Berlin, GER 50m Breaststroke 27.72
8 2014 Berlin, GER 100m Breaststroke 1:01.02
4 2014 Berlin, GER 4 x 100m Medley Relay  
Semifinal 2010 Budapest, HUN 50m Breaststroke 27.94
7 2010 Budapest, HUN 100m Breaststroke 1:01.28
8 2010 Budapest, HUN 4 x 100m Medley Relay  DSQ
European Championships Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Heats 2013 Herning, DEN 100m Breaststroke 59.41
Semifinals 2013 Herning, DEN 50m Breaststroke 27.04
2 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:33.06
1 2013 Herning, DEN 4 x 50m Medley Relay  
2 2010 Eindhoven, NED 100m Breaststroke 58.09
3 2010 Eindhoven, NED 50m Breaststroke 26.68
1 2010 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:33.40
11 2009 Istanbul, TUR 100m Breaststroke 57.93
9 2009 Istanbul, TUR 50m Breaststroke 26.56
2 2009 Istanbul, TUR 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:32.02
World Cup Short Course
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2013 Beijing, CHN 50m Breaststroke 26.86
5 2013 Beijing, CHN 100m Breaststroke 58.68
3 2013 Berlin, GER 50m Breaststroke 26.37
5 2013 Berlin, GER 100m Breaststroke 57.87
  2013 Berlin, GER 4 x 50m Medley Relay  DSQ
3 2013 Doha, QAT 50m Breaststroke 27.03
4 2013 Doha, QAT 100m Breaststroke 59.35
4 2013 Dubai, UAE 100m Breaststroke 59.27
2 2013 Dubai, UAE 50m Breaststroke 26.95
5 2013 Eindhoven, NED 100m Breaststroke 58.06
4 2013 Eindhoven, NED 50m Breaststroke 26.55
1 2013 Eindhoven, NED 4 x 50m Medley Relay 1:39.38
4 2013 Moscow, RUS 50m Breaststroke 27.26
7 2013 Singapore, SGP 50m Breaststroke 27.11
6 2013 Singapore, SGP 100m Breaststroke 59.42
6 2013 Tokyo, JPN 50m Breaststroke 26.61