Henri Jan Wienese

Henri January Wienese ( born June 4, 1942 in Amsterdam ) is a former Dutch rower in one, the 1968 Olympic champion.

Wienese won in 1965 at the European Championships in Duisburg bronze behind Jochen Meissner from the Federal Republic of Germany and Anatoli Sass from the Soviet Union. Two years later he won again in Vichy bronze behind Achim Hill from the GDR and the triple Olympic champion Vyacheslav Ivanov. In 1968 Henricus Droog, the Dutch Cup in front of Wienese. At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City Droog started in double sculls, where she won silver. Wienese went to the One and won his heat safe from Achim Hill. Hill then won the first Wienese the second semi-final. In the final Wienese decided early on the field and won clearly ahead of Jochen Meissner and Alberto Demiddi from Argentina.

The 1.78 meter tall January Wienese launched for students Wageningsche Roeivereniging ARGO. He worked full time as a physical therapist and trained only in preparation for Mexico with a personal trainer, the Dutch Olympic athletes from 1928 Ansco Dokkum.