Shanice Craft

Intro German discus thrower
Is Athlete
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 15 May 1993, Mannheim, Germany
Star sign Taurus
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 89 kg

Shanice Craft (born 15 May 1993 in Mannheim) is a German athlete who competes in the discus throw and shot put. She won three consecutive bronze medals in the discus throw at the 2014, 2016 and 2018 European Championships. In addition, she won multiple medals in various junior categories. Her father is an African-American former U.S. Army soldier and her mother is German.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2009 World Youth Championships Brixen, Italy 3rd Discus throw 49.15 m
2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore 1st Discus throw 55.49 m
2011 European Junior Championships Tallinn, Estonia 1st Discus throw 58.65 m
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st Shot put 17.15 m
2nd Discus throw 60.42 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th (q) Shot put 17.30 m
European Cup Winter Throwing (U23) Castellón, Spain 1st Discus throw 60.14 m
European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd Shot put 17.29 m
2nd Discus throw 58.64 m
2014 European Cup Winter Throwing (U23) Leiria, Portugal 1st Discus throw 64.16 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 3rd Discus throw 64.33 m
2015 European U23 Championships Tallinn, Estonia 2nd Shot put 17.29 m
1st Discus throw 63.83 m
World Championships Beijing, China 7th Discus throw 63.10 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 3rd Discus throw 63.89 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 11th Discus throw 59.85 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd Discus throw 62.46 m

Personal bests

Outdoor Shot put – 17.75 (Ulm 2014) Discus throw – 65.88 (Ulm 2014) Indoor Shot put – 17.66 (Dortmund 2013)

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