Erika Eloise Bricker (born May 23, 1949), also known by her married name Erika Holderith, is an American former competition swimmer and Pan American Games gold medalist.
|Full name||Erika Eloise Bricker|
|National team||United States|
|Born||May 23, 1949|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||149 lb (68 kg)|
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Bricker represented the United States as a 15-year-old. She swam for the gold medal-winning U.S. team in the preliminary heats of the women's 4×100-meter freestyle relay, but did not receive a medal. Under the rules in effect in 1964, only those relay swimmers who competed in the event final were eligible to receive medals.
She also competed in the 1967 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, where she received a gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle, edging Marion Lay and Lillian Watson in the event final.
- Sports-Reference.com, Olympic Sports, Athletes, Erika Bricker Archived 2012-12-14 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
- "Swimming. Pan American Games. Women: 100 m Freestyle" Archived 2008-03-27 at the Wayback Machine – sports123.com. Retrieved October 19, 2008.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Erika Bricker". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-12-14.
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