|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Luise Martha "Lies"•Krüger|
|Born||11 January 1915 in Cotta, Dresden, Sachsen (GER)|
|Died||13 June 2001 in Dresden, Sachsen (GER)|
|Measurements||166 cm / 54 kg|
|Affiliations||Dresdner SC, Dresden (GER)|
Javelin thrower Lies Krüger earned a silver medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. She also won two bronze medals at the 1934 Women’s World Games and the 1938 Europeans, and a gold medal at the 1931 Worker’s Olympics. Up to the end of World War II Krüger won German titles in the javelin in 1934; in the pentathlon in 1941-42; in the sprint relay in 1936; and in the team competition in 1935-36. In East Germany she won two additional javelin titles in 1948-49.
Krüger was educated as a sales woman but then studied sports, and later worked as a sports teacher, employed by the Technical University and Technical High School in Dresden. She later played hockey, fistball, and tennis.
Personal Best: JT – 46.27 (1939).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1936 Summer Olympics||Athletics||GER||Lies Krüger|
|Javelin Throw, Women (Olympic)||2||Silver|