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Gus Erker

Full name: August Casimir "Gus" Erker
Gender: Male
Born: October 24, 1879 in Pfaffenwiesbach, Wehrheim, Hessen, Germany
Died: November 29, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: Century Boat Club, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Gus Erker came to the United States from Germany when he was 13 years old. He rowed in many regattas, both in the United States and Europe, primarily as a member of St. Louis' Century Boat Club. Erker overcame the handicap of having only one eye, which caused a lack of depth perception.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1904 Summer 24 St. Louis Rowing Men's Coxless Fours Century Boat Club-1 USA 1 Gold

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1904 Summer 24 St. Louis Rowing Century Boat Club-1 USA Final Round 9:05.8
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