|Name Helena Nordheim|
Role Olympic athlete
|Country represented Netherlands|
|Born August 1, 1903
Amsterdam (1903-08-01) |
Discipline Women's artistic gymnastics
Died July 2, 1943, Sobibor extermination camp
Olympic medals Gymnastics at the 1928 Summer Olympics – Women's team
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Helena "Lea" Nordheim (1 August 1903 – 2 July 1943) was a Jewish-Dutch gymnast. She won the gold medal as member of the Dutch gymnastics team at the 1928 Summer Olympics in her native Amsterdam.
Nordheim was born in Amsterdam and died in the Sobibor extermination camp. She was sent to Westerbork concentration camp in June 1943. Shortly after, Nordheim was deported to Sobibór where she was murdered, together with her husband Abraham and their ten-year-old daughter Rebbecca.