Heinrich Popow is a German sprinter. At the Paralympics 2012 in London, he won Gold in 100 metres sprint. During his career, he has been the World and European Champion in 100 metres sprint and World Champion in the long jump. In total, he won 27 medals at the Paralympic Games, World and European Championships.
Currently, he is working as Ottobock’s Global Liason Manager & Brand Ambassador and works towards the professionalisation of Paralympic sports. He is the most admired Paralympian in Germany and often quoted by mass media, Heinrich Popow has become a needed voice of Paralympic sports in Germany.