Erika Kraft

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErika Franziska•Kraft (-Terry)
Used nameErika•Kraft
Born18 November 1931 in München (Munich), Bayern (GER)
Died4 March 2003 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina (USA)
AffiliationsSC Riessersee, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Figure skater Erika Kraft finished tenth at the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics in the women’s singles. At the 1951 World Championships she finished 14th, and in 1952 won the bronze medal at the European Championships. After two second places at the German Championships in 1950 and 1951 she eventually won the national title in 1952. Kraft later skated in professional ice shows.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Winter Olympics Figure Skating (Skating) GER FRG Erika Kraft
Singles, Women (Olympic) 10