Christina Obergföll (born 22 August 1981) is a retired German track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw. She was World Champion in 2013. Her personal best throw of 70.20 m is the German record. It also ranks her fourth on the overall list.
At the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, Obergföll won the silver medal with a European record (70.03m) by finishing second behind Osleidys Menéndez, who set a new world record at the same event.
Obergföll finished 4th at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg.
With 70.20m, she improved her own European record at the European Cup Super League meeting in Munich on 23 June 2007.
At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she won the silver medal, but lost the European record to Barbora Špotáková.
At the 2012 Olympics in London, she repeated her greatest success, when she won a silver medal.
At the 2013 World Championships in Athletics, which was held in Moscow, Russia, Obergföll got the gold with a mark of 69.05 meters, reaching the success that she was always fighting for. Also in 2013, she married Boris Henry.
Obergföll took 2014 off due to being pregnant, but returned for the 2015 World Championships, where she finished fourth. In 2016, she finished eight at the Olympic Games and retired thereafter.
|2000||World Junior Championships||Santiago, Chile||8th||Javelin throw||50.23 m|
|2001||European U23 Championships||Amsterdam, Netherlands||9th||Javelin throw||51.77 m|
|2003||European U23 Championships||Bydgoszcz, Poland||8th||Javelin throw||54.28 m|
|Universiade||Daegu, South Korea||8th||Javelin throw||53.38 m|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||15th (q)||Javelin throw||60.41 m|
|2005||World Championships||Helsinki, Finland||2nd||Javelin throw||70.03 m|
|2006||European Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||4th||Javelin throw||61.89 m|
|2007||World Championships||Osaka, Japan||2nd||Javelin throw||66.46 m|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, China||2nd||Javelin throw||66.13 m|
|2009||World Championships||Berlin, Germany||5th||Javelin throw||64.34 m|
|2010||European Championships||Barcelona, Spain||2nd||Javelin throw||65.58 m|
|2011||World Championships||Daegu, South Korea||3rd||Javelin throw||65.24 m|
|2012||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||2nd||Javelin throw||65.12 m|
|Olympic Games||London, United Kingdom||2nd||Javelin throw||65.16 m|
|2013||World Championships||Moscow, Russia||1st||Javelin throw||69.05 m|
|2015||World Championships||Beijing, China||4th||Javelin throw||64.61 m|
|2016||Olympic Games||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||8th||Javelin throw||62.92 m|