Christina Schwanitz (24 December 1985) is a German shot putter. Her personal best is 20,77m (68′ 2″), achieved in 2015 in Beijing. She has some great achievements:
Shot World Championships Silver Medallist 2013
Shot World Indoor Silver Medallist 2014
Shot European Champion 2014
Shot European Indoor Champion 2013
Shot European Indoor Silver Medallist 2011
2002 14.26m (46′ 9″)
2003 14.47m (47′ 6″)
2004 16.98m (55′ 9″)
2005 18.84m (61′ 10″)
2007 17.06m (55′ 12″)
2008 19.31m (63′ 4″)
2009 19.06m (62′ 6″)
2010 18.28m (59′ 12″)
2011 19.20m (62′ 12″)
2012 19.05m (62′ 6″)
2013 20.41m (66′ 12″)
2014 20.22m (66′ 4″)
2015 20.77m (68′ 2″)
How has your training been going recently?
Training is going well. I had some problems the last two weeks with my knee and my back, but nothing serious at all.
What is the focus of your training schedule?
To maintain the shape, power and the technical skills.
Is there anything new you are implementing into your training?
No, so shortly before the hightlight of the season , we do not try out anything new.
What technical issues are you working on?
There are always small points we try to improve in the training.
Where are you currently training?
I was 2 weeks in Kienbaum in the national training camp close to Berlin. Now I’m training in Chemnitz.
Will you be attending any training camps at another site? If so, where and when?
Yes, we will join a training camp in Daegu, South Korea. This will be our last stop before Beijing.
Who is your current coach?
Are you training with your coach on site or long distance?
Are you currently working a job? If so, what and how many hours a week?
I’m in the comfortable situation to be free for my training most time of the season. I’m a sport-soldier at the “Deutsche Bundeswehr”. They support me very well.
What competitions do you have planned?
First of all, the World championship in Beijing and the Diamond’s league Final in Zuerich. There will be some more small local events and of course the ISTAF in Berlin. End of September die season will be over.
When will you travel to Asia?
When will you travel to Beijing?
One week later , august the 19 th.
Will any friends or family be travelling to Beijing?
No, I think this is to expensive and time-consuming for most of my relatives and friends.