Christina Scherwin

Christina Scherwin (born 11 July 1976) is a Danish javelin thrower.

She threw the javelin at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics, but failed to qualify for the finals. Her biggest success was at the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki, where she threw a javelin 63.43 m, placing fourth overall in the event. She finished second at the 2003 World University games, sixth at the 2005 World Athletics Final, fifth at the 2006 European Championships and third at the 2006 World Athletics Final.

She holds the current Danish record with 64.83 metres, achieved at the 2006 World Athletics Final in September 2006.

Scherwin was the Danish national champion in the event in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2008. She represents Sparta.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Denmark
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 6th 53.48 m[1]
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 5th 55.70 m [1]
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 18th (q) 50.51 m
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 2nd 56.08 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 29th (q) 56.86 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 63.43 m (=NR)
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 61.81 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 44th (q) 53.95 m


  1. Old model javelin
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