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Polly Craus

Full name: Pauline Ellen "Polly" Craus (-August)
Gender: Female
Born: February 17, 1923 in McKinney, Texas, United States
Died: October 7, 2006 in Burbank, California, United States
Affiliations: Faullkner Fencers
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing


Polly Craus fenced for the Faulkner Fencing Club of Los Angeles. She won the 1949 Amateur Fencers League of American (AFLA) foil championship, placing second in 1950, and third in 1951-52. She helped Faulkner Fencing Club to win the team title in 1948-51. Craus won the 1949 Pacific Coast Sectional and was second in that event five times. She also competed with the US team at the 1948 World Championships. Craus worked as an administrative assistant to [Ralph Faulkner], and also worked in the film industry as a production assistant.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Fencing Women's Foil, Individual United States USA 7 p1 r3/4

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Semi-Finals Pool One 7 1952-07-27 1 6 25
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool One 3 1952-07-26 2 3 17
1952 Summer 29 Helsinki Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 4 1952-07-26 3 2 14
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