Heppner (left) and Thomas Lange in 1985
|Born||26 June 1962|
|Height||196 cm (6 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||91 kg (201 lb)|
|Club||SV 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. 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. In October 1986, he was awarded a Patriotic Order of Merit in gold (first class) for his sporting success.
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