Hein finished 10th at the World Championships in February 2000. Hein competed for Israel at the 2000 Summer Olympics, at 32 years of age, in Sydney, Australia, in Sailing--Women's Women's Mistral One Design/Windsurfer, and came in 14th. When she competed in the Olympics she was 5-9 (176 cm) tall and weighed 130 lbs (59 kg).
- "Michal Hein Bio, Stats, and Results". Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
- "Israel at the 2000 Olympics - Jewish Virtual Library".