Henry Klein (athlete)

Henry Klein (born September 17, 1952) a racewalker who represents the United States Virgin Islands. He competed in the men's 20 kilometres walk at the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1] He also competed in the 50K race walk at the 1976 World Championships in Athletics. The first ever World Championships in Athletics was necessitated by the International Olympic Committee eliminating the 50 kilometers race walk from the Olympic program in 1976.

Henry Klein
Personal information
NationalityUnited States Virgin Islands
Born (1952-09-17) September 17, 1952 (age 69)

As Hank Klein, he has continued as an active race walker in Masters athletics competitions.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Henry Klein Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on April 18, 2020. Retrieved December 1, 2017.