BARNES Heinrich < Back  
Sport Wrestling - Freestyle, Wrestling - Greco-Roman
CGA South Africa   
Gender Male
Born 12 Dec 1986 in Pretoria, SAF
Height1.68 m
Weight 66 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Pretoria, RSA
Occupation Student
Languages Afrikaans, English
Higher education Business Administration - Oregon State University: Corvallis, OR, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started in Centurion as a six year old.
Club / Team Tuks: Pretoria, RSA
Name of coach Troy
Coach from which country? United States
Coach from what year? 2007
General Interest
Nicknames Hein, Bornes. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Hobbies Hunting, sports. (Facebook, 16 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol My father, David Barnes. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Injuries Knee surgery. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto You have to like it tough. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Awards and honours He was named North Idaho College's 2007 Athlete of the Year. (osubeavers.com, 09 Jun 2008)
South Africa wrestler of the Year 2006-2008. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Ambitions To get a medal at the 2012 London Olympics and to start my own business at the end of my playing career. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Other information EDUCATION
Before transferring to Oregon State University he studied and represented North Idaho College, a junior college in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States. In both of his two years there he was named captain of the wrestling team. (osubeavers.com, 09 Jun 2008)