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Heinz Henschel

Born January 27, 1920 in Berlin, Germany. Player and Builder. Forward. During his playing career which lasted an impressive 24 seasons between 1932 and 1956, Heinz Henschel represented Berliner EV 1898, LTTC Rot-Weiss Berlin, Berliner SC (where he won two national championship titles), and SC Brandenburg. After his retirement as an active ice hockey player, Henschel remained in the game, becoming an official not only domestically, but also began to contribute to international ice hockey affairs. Henschel was a founding member of the Berlin Ice Sport Federation, the Berlin Regional Sport Federation, the German Ice Sport Federation and finally in 1963, the German Ice Hockey Federation - the DEB. His work with the the German Ice Hockey Federation covered more than 25 years, during which time he served as the delegation leader of the national teams in 8 Olympic Winter Games as well as 27 IIHF World Championships events. Henschel was also President of the German Ice Sport Federation, a member of the National Olympic Committee and was assigned as Chef de Misssion to the 1984 Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo, former Yugoslavia. Henschel has already been recognized for his many contributions to sports, having attained Honourary Membership with the German Ice Hockey Federation and the German Ice Sport Federation.

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