Emma Thor

  • Emma
  • Thor

  • Event
    Throws
  • Class
    Sophomore
  • High School/Other
    Celsiusskolan
  • Hometown
    Knivsta, Sweden

Updated: June 12, 2017

2017 outdoor: Placed eighth in the women's hammer throw event at the NCAA Championships, collecting first-team All-America honors for the first time in her career with a throw of 64.19 meters (210 ft., 7 in.) ... Notched a top-12 mark (59.90 meters - 196 ft., 6 in.) in the hammer throw at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, earning her first-ever trip to Eugene ... Garnered first-team All-ACC honors following her third-place finish at the ACC Championships, throwing a distance of 62.94 meters (206 ft., 6 in.) ... Earned a silver medal at the Virginia Grand Prix with a mark of 62.27 meters (204 ft., 3 in.) ... Finished third at the Virginia Challenge, throwing a distance of 61.50 meters (201 ft., 9 in.) ... Placed third at the Spec Town Relays with a 60.59-meter throw (198 ft., 9 in.) ... Earned a top-five finish at the Florida Relays, throwing a personal-best distance of 64.69 meters (212 ft., 3 in.) - a team-best mark ... Made her collegiate debut at the Weems Baskin Invitational, placing third overall with a 61.02-meter throw (200 ft., 2 in.).

2017 indoor: Redshirted.

High school: Graduated from Celsiusskolan ... Was ranked as Sweden’s No. 1 junior hammer thrower and was slotted at No. 15 in the world following the 2015 season … Was named the Swedish Junior National Champion in 2015, followed by a runner-up performance in 2016 … Had back-to-back second-place finishes at the Swedish Youth Championships (2013-14) … Was listed as a finalist at the 2015 European Junior Championships … Placed 11th at the 2016 World Junior Championships.

Personal: Born Nov. 20, 1997 ... Daughter of Magnus and Malin Thor … Has a younger brother, Simon ... Majoring in general engineering.

Thor's Track and Field Career Bests

Outdoor

HT - 64.69m (212 feet, 3 inches), Pepsi Florida Relays (2017)