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Erika Pollmann

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameErika•Pollmann (-Rost)
Used nameErika•Pollmann
Born15 February 1944 in Werries, Hamm, Nordrhein-Westfalen (GER)
Measurements168 cm / 55 kg
AffiliationsFC Schalke 04, Gelsenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany


Sprinter Erika Pollmann participated in the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games for the mixed German team. She was disqualified in the 100 heats, eliminated in her 200 heat, but reached the final with the sprint relay, coming in fifth. She also started in the European Cups in 1965 and 1967. At the European Indoors she had her greatest moment winning the gold medal with the relay in 1966 and 1968, adding a 50 m individual silver in 1968. Nationally she won West German titles in the 100 (1965), 200 (1964-65), and 60 m indoors (1967). By profession Pollmann worked as a bookkeeper.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.5 (1964); 200 – 23.9 (1964).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1964 Summer Olympics Athletics GER FRG Erika Pollmann
100 metres, Women (Olympic) AC h3 r1/4
200 metres, Women (Olympic) 4 h6 r1/3
4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Unified Team of Germany 5

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