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Gus Erker

Full name: August Casimir "Gus" Erker
Gender: Male
Born: October 24, 1879 in Pfaffenwiesbach, Wehrheim, Hessen, Germany
Died: November 29, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Century Boat Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Gus Erker came to the United States from Germany when he was 13 years old. He rowed in many regattas, both in the United States and Europe, primarily as a member of St. Louis' Century Boat Club. Erker overcame the handicap of having only one eye, which caused a lack of depth perception.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 24 St. Louis Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Century Boat Club-1 USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1904 Summer 24 St. Louis Rowing Century Boat Club-1 USA Final Round 9:05.8
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