Eric Ridder

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Eric Ridder
Medal record
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1952 Helsinki 6 m class

Eric Ridder (July 1, 1918 – July 23, 1996) was an American sailor and Olympic champion. He was born in Hewlett, New York, and died in Locust Valley.

He competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, where he won a gold medal in the 6 metre class with the boat Llanoria.[1]


  1. ^ "1952 Summer Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Sailing" (Retrieved on May 31, 2008)