A Good Sport

Photo by Vince Musik NCAA

Christina Scherwin ’03, an international student from Denmark who hopes to compete in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, took first place in javelin and shot put at the 2002 Danish Championships, August 16-18 at Langvang Stadium in Randers, Denmark.

She had a winning throw of 47.6 meters (156 feet, 2 inches) in the javelin; and she captured the shot put with a toss of 13.39 meters (43 feet, 11¼ inches).

Christina had placed 18th in the javelin throw at the European track and field championships, held August 6 in the Olympic Stadium of Munich, Germany. She threw 50.51 meters (165 feet, 8 inches) in a soaking rain.

A member of the Moravian women’s track and field team, Christina was the 2002 NCAA Division III national champion in the javelin. She also won 2002 Middle Atlantic Conference titles in the indoor and outdoor shot put and javelin and helped the Greyhounds win their seventh straight MAC indoor title and 10th consecutive MAC outdoor championship last season.

September 17, 2002

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