Full name: Erika Strößenreuther (-Gernandt)
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 5, 1938 in Munich, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: TSV 1860 München, München (GER)
Erika Strößenreuther started her sports career as a swimmer but later switched to javelin throwing. She failed to qualify for the finals both at the 1960 Roma Olympic Games and the 1962 European Championships. Strößenreuther participated in seven international matches, and won her only West German title in 1960. She married sprinter and non-Olympian Michael Gernandt. By profession she worked as a sports teacher.
Personal Best: JT – 52.03 (1961).
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Women's Javelin Throw||Germany||GER||15 QR|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||15||46.85|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round One||10||45.88|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Two||13||foul||45.88|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Germany||Qualifying Round||Round Three||NP||46.85|