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Erika Von Heiland

Full name: Erika Kennedy Von Heiland (-Strader)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-2.5 (160 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: December 24, 1965 in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines
Country: USA United States
Sport: Badminton

Biography

Erika Von Heiland played badminton singles at the 1992 and 1996 Olympics, also playing doubles in 1996 at Atlanta. Von Heiland won a bronze medal in doubles at the 1995 Pan American Games and was runner-up in doubles at the 1995 Bermuda International Open. She played for the US at the 1989, 1991, and 1993 World Championships and was a member of the US Uber Cup teams in 1990, 1992, and 1996. Her career was limited by multiple knee surgeries. Von Heiland attended Arizona State University. She grew up in the Philippines, coming to the US in 1985. She later became the director of community marketing for Coca-Cola.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton Women's Singles United States USA 33T
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Badminton Women's Singles United States USA 33T
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Badminton Women's Doubles United States USA 17T

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GW Gm1 Gm2
1992 Summer 26 Barcelona Badminton United States USA Round One Match #29 2 1992-07-28 Julien (CAN) 2, Von Heiland (USA) 0 0 2 0
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Badminton United States USA Round One Match #25 2 1996-07-24 Jeng (TPE) 2, Von Heiland (USA) 0 0 2 6

Women's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1996 Summer 30 Atlanta Badminton United States USA Linda French Round One Match #7 2 1996-07-25 DEN 2, USA 0
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