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Josefa Köster

Full name: Josefa Köster (Lehmenkühler-, -Kröger)
Gender: Female
Born: June 16, 1918 in Lippstadt, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: April 17, 2011 in Bad Westernkotten, Erwitte, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Affiliations: WSC Lippstadt, Lippstadt (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Canoeing

Biography

Josefa Köster first came to prominence as a sprint canoeist in 1938 when she won the silver medal at the World Championships with Elsbeth Kropp in the K2 over 600 metres, with whom she also won the German title in 1941. Köster also finished fifth in the K1 at the 1928 Worlds. She won the German K1 titles 1938-41, and the equivalent West German ones in 1947 and 1951. At the 1952 Helsinki Olympics she finished eighth in the K1 over 500 metres.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Canoeing Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres Germany GER 8

Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Canoeing Germany Final Round 8 2:25.9
1952 Summer 34 Helsinki Canoeing Germany Round One Heat Three 2 Q 2:26.2
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