Full name: Roswitha Gerdes (-Kuhn)
Height: 5-9.5 (177 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: June 28, 1961 in Damme, Vechta, Niedersachsen, Germany
Affiliations: ASV Köln, Köln (GER)
Country: West Germany
Middle distance runner Roswitha Gerdes placed fourth in the 1,500 metres at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, placing sixth that year at the European Indoors. Domestically she won three titles with the non-Olympic relay 3x800 metres – 1981, 1984, and 1988. In 1984 she was runner-up at the German Championships, and 1988 became German Champion in cross-country. She was educated as a medical specialist for orthopaedics, chiropractic, and sports medicine. Together with her husband she led the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Freizeitmedizin” (German Association for Leisure Medicine), and they raised three children.
Personal Best\: 1500 – 4:04.41 (1984).
|1984 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||Women's 1,500 metres||West Germany||FRG||4|
|1984 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||West Germany||Final||4||4:04.41|
|1984 Summer||23||Los Angeles||Athletics||West Germany||Round One||Heat One||4T||QU||4:10.64|