Yesteday we briefly announced the season opener of David Storl. World Champion David Storl opens season with 20,37m
At the same competition at which World Champion David Storl opened his season with 20,37m (66 feet 9″) Christina competed as well. The German shot put star Christina Schwanitz opens her season with a world lead of 19,27m (63 feet 2″). Christina, who won the silver medal at the 2013 World Championships in Moscow, Russia is satisfied about the result. It was the first toss during the competition who secured her the first place. Christina was not able to improve her first throw but still underlined her good performance with all valid throws over 18,80m (61 feet 8″)! The qualification standard for the upcoming indoor World Championships in Sopot, Poland is “only” 17,80m.
Coach Sven Lang’s comment:
“With Christina I am absolutely happy,” said her coach Sven Lang. “Technically, the attempt was not very clean, but 19.27m (63 feet 2″) is a really good start.”
Her complete serie was: 19,27m (63 feet 2″) , 18,97m (62 feet 2″), x, 18,97m (62 feet 2″), 18,82m (61 feet 8″),x
The complete results: HERE
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