Gena Shvartsman Cristiani
Gena Shvartsman
2004 WJF Women's Division champion


Highest numbers juggled

7 balls qualified
5 clubs solid

 Gena Shvartsman was born in Russia on March 2, 1983, and immigrated to the United States in 1991. Her father, Eugene Shvartsman, taught her to juggle when she was almost six years old. Gena is a fourth-generation circus performer,[1][2] and is married to another circus performer, Mateo Cristiani.[3]

In 2004, Gena attended the first WJF convention, where she won the Women's Division Club juggling competition,[4] and placed second to Vova Galchenko in the 3 Club 360s competition.[5]

Gena Shvartsman's 2004 WJF Competition Routine

Gena Shvartsman's 2004 WJF Competition Routine


  1. Gena Shvartsman - WJF
  2. Gena Shvartsman - Jugglers World, Spring 1997
  3. MEET CALEN CRISTIANI - Circus4Youth
  4. 2004 Competition Results - WJF
  5. Andrew Conway's reviews -