Christin Hussong is a German track and field athlete who competes in the javelin throw. She is ranked No 1 in the women’s javelin throw. She has won gold at the 2011 World Youth Championships, 2015 European U23 Championships, and the 2018 European Championships. Christin Hussong holds the European Championships record with her personal best throw of 69.19 m.
Christin Hussong was born on March 17, 1994, in Zweibrucken, Germany. She started in athletics from an early age, trained by her father. Christin Hussong represented Germany in the girls’ javelin throw at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, placing fourth with a throw of 49.89 m. Her season-best that year, 55.35 m, ranked her third in the world among youth athletes.
In 2016, Christin Hussong won the gold at the European Throwing Cup in Arad, Romania with a result of 61.80 m. The same year, she took part in the European Championships and the Rio 2016 Olympics, finishing 17th and 12th, respectively.
In 2017, she won the bronze medal at the European Throwing Cup in Las Palmas, Spain with a result of 59.00 m. At the Universiade in Taipei, Taiwan, she finished 5th with 60.59 m.
Christin Hussong performed very strong in 2018, winning silver medals at the European Throwing Cup in Leiria, Portugal and Continental Cup in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The same year, she won the gold medal at the European Championships in Berlin, Germany with a result of 67.90 m.
In 2020, Christin Hussong won the silver medal at the European Throwing Cup at the Samorín, Slovakia.
In 2021, Christin Hussong finished 9th at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. During the year she won the Diamond League competitions at Palio Citta della Quercia (Rovereto, Italy), Bislett Games (Oslo, Norway), as well as the silver medal at Herculis (Monaco). Christin Hussong also won the silver medal at the European Throwing Cup in Split, Croatia.