Lise Koch

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenny Lise•Koch
Used nameLise•Koch
Born7 September 1938 in Århus (Aarhus), Midtjylland (DEN)
Died29 February 2004
Measurements175 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsIK Skovbakken, Århus (DEN)
NOC Denmark


Lise Koch won the Danish javelin title from 1957-61. She set her first Danish record in 1958 and was the first Danish woman to throw past 50 metres, which she did with 50.22 in 1960. She competed at the 1958 European championships but did not qualify for the finals. She also played on the Danish national handball team and won a silver medal at the 1962 World Championships.

Personal Best: JT – 50.22 (1960).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics DEN Lise Koch
Javelin Throw, Women (Olympic) 18 r1/2