Full name: Josefa KÃ¶ster (LehmenkÃ¼hler-, -KrÃ¶ger)
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)
Josefa KÃ¶ster 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. KÃ¶ster 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.
|1952 Summer||34||Helsinki||Canoeing||Women's Kayak Singles, 500 metres||Germany||GER||8|
|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|