Full name: Friedrich August Martin Gerdes
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: December 12, 1910 in Varel, Niedersachsen, Germany
Died: October 19, 1960 in Dahlem, Berlin, Germany
Affiliations: SC Charlottenburg, Berlin (GER)
Friedrich Gerdes reached the final of the javelin throw at the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, placingly 17th and last. The policeman never managed to win a German Championship but was German Police Champion in 1939. Gerdes was killed in 1960 in a motor car accident in Berlin.
Personal Best\: JT – 69.46 (1938).
|1936 Summer||25||Berlin||Athletics||Men's Javelin Throw||Germany||GER||17|
|1936 Summer||25||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Final Round||17||55.93|
|1936 Summer||25||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||15T||QU||60.3est|
|1936 Summer||25||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round One||NP||foul|
|1936 Summer||25||Berlin||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Two||NP||60.3est|