In 1977 Schröter won the Spartakiad in double sculls and double fours. In 1978 she was junior world champion in single . In 1979 she was second behind the Romanian Sanda Toma in the adult class at the World Championships . Toma also won the singles competition at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, Schröter came third behind the Russian Antonina Machina .
In 1982 Schröter was runner-up in the double scull with Kerstin Kirst . A year later she won the world championship with Jutta Schenk . In 1985 Schröter became world champion again, this time with Sylvia Schwabe . In 1987 Martina Schröter competed in the single world championship and came second behind the Bulgarian Magdalena Georgiewa . At the end of her career, Schröter entered the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul in a double scull with Birgit Peter . The two rowers won the gold medal ahead of the Romanians.
- Volker Kluge : The great lexicon of GDR athletes. The 1000 most successful and popular athletes from the GDR, their successes and biographies. Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf, Berlin 2000, ISBN 3-89602-348-9 .
- New Germany , 1./2. September 1984, p. 4
- Neues Deutschland, October 15, 1986, p. 7
- Neues Deutschland, 12./13. November 1988, p. 4
- Martina Schröter at Worldrowing.com ( FISA database )
- Martina Schröter in the Sports-Reference database (English; archived from the original )
- German successes at world championships
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German rower and Olympic champion|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 16, 1960|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Weimar|