Christina SCHWANITZ

Christina SCHWANITZ - Germany - 2016 European Championship shot put title & Olympic finalist.

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Date: 07 July 2016

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Tuesday, 24 December 1985
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Dresden, Germany.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Germany
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Christina SCHWANITZ - Germany - 2016 European Championship shot put title & Olympic finalist.

Christina Schwanitz the 2015 World shot put champion easily retained her European

title in Amsterdam with an opening throw of 20.17m and four other throws of over

19 metres. It was the best throw in Europe up to that time (EL).

Alas at the Rio Olympic Games she failed to pass 20 metres in the final

and finished in 6th. place.



 


2016 European women's shot put final.  Amsterdam.


 1.
SCHWANITZ   
Christina    
 GER   
 20.17m 
 EL
 2.
 MARTON  Anita  HUN  18.72m  
 3.
 DERELI  Emel  TUR  18.22m  
 4.  LEANTSIUK  Yulia  BEL  18.20m  
 5.  MAVRODIEVA    
 Radoslava  BUL  18.10m  
 6.  DUBITSKAYA  Aliona  BEL  18.03m  

 

 

2016 Olympic Games.

Women's shot put final. Rio de Janeiro.



 1.  Michelle Carter  United States  20.63  NR & WL
 2.  Valerie Adams  New Zealand  20.42  SB
 3.  Anita Márton  Hungary  19.87  NR
 4.  Gong Lijiao  China  19.39  
 5.  Raven Saunders  United States  19.35  PB
 6.  Christina Schwanitz  Germany  19.03  
 7.  Cleopatra Borel  Trinidad and Tobago   
 18.37  
 8.  Aliona Dubitskaya  Belarus  18.23