Joana Heidrich (born 1991) is a Swiss beach volleyball player. As of 2016, she plays with Nadine Zumkehr. They have qualified for 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Joana will be looking for a new partner as Zumkehr has retired, as of the FIVB 2016 finals.
The pair participated in the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio with a 14th seed, as of June 12, 2016, placement. They lost against Brazil's #1 seed team of Talita Antunes and Larissa Franca in a nail biting match of 3 sets (21-23, 27-25, 15-13),which was also the longest match at Rio, in the quarter final Played August 14, 2016.
World tour 2016
She is competing at the World Tour finals in Toronto. The pair played against fellow country mates of Isabelle Forrer and Anouk Verge-Depre and won in 3 sets of (14-21, 21-15, 15-10).
The pair advanced to Gold medal match against Germany's Olympic Gold medalists of Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst. They lost to the German's in straight sets of (18-21, 16-21) and finish with Silver medal.