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Lies Krüger

Full name: Luise Martha "Lies" Krüger
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Weight: 119 lbs (54 kg)
Born: January 11, 1915 in Cotta, Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Died: June 13, 2001 in Dresden, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: Dresdner SC, Dresden (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Javelin thrower Lies Krüger earned a silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. She also won two bronze medals at the 1934 Women’s World Games and the 1938 Europeans, and a gold medal at the 1931 Worker’s Olympics. Up to the end of World War II Krüger won German titles in the javelin in 1934; in the pentathlon in 1941-42; in the sprint relay in 1936; and in the team competition in 1935-36. In East Germany she won two additional javelin titles in 1948-49.

Krüger was educated as a sales woman but then studied sports, and later worked as a sports teacher, employed by the Technical University and Technical High School in Dresden. She later played hockey, fistball, and tennis.

Personal Best\: JT – 46.27 (1939).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Women's Javelin Throw Germany GER 2 Silver

Women's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Standings 2 43.29
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round One 3 40.78
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Two 5 39.24 40.78
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Three 2 43.29 43.29
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Four 2 40.69 43.29
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Five 2 37.94 43.29
1936 Summer 21 Berlin Athletics Germany Final Round Round Six NP 42.96
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