Heinz Frei (born 28 January 1958) is a Swiss wheelchair athlete. Frei has had a long career of racing, winning the London Marathon wheelchair race three times, and earning five medals at the 2003 European games at the age of 45. He has earned 15 gold medals at the summer and winter Paralympics and is a current world record holder in the half-marathon and marathon wheelchair races. He competed in athletics at every Summer Paralympic Games from 1984 to 2008, and at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics he competed in cycling, using a handcycle. At the Winter Paralympics, he competed in cross-country sit-skiing between 1984 and 2006 and in the biathlon in 1994.
|Born||28 January 1958|
|Sport||Athletics, cross-country skiing, and track and road cycling|
Frei planned to retire from track competition at an event on 28 August 2009, though he will continue competing in road races.
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- Schiendorfer, Andreas (2003-08-25). "Switzerland's Top Wheelchair Athletes". Credit Suisse. Archived from the original on 2011-07-08. Retrieved 2009-05-15.
- "Heinz Frei at Weltklasse Zurich". Weltklasse Zurich. 2009-05-04. Retrieved 2009-05-15.
- Heinz Frei at the International Paralympic Committee