Christina Mai

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Christina Angela Mai (born 3 September 1961) is a retired (West) German long-distance runner.

In the 1980s she finished lowly at the 1986 and the 1987 World Cross Country Championships.[1] She later competed on the highest level in 3000 metres indoors. She finished fifth at the 1987 European Indoor Championships,[2] was disqualified in the final round at the 1991 World Indoor Championships, finished fourth at the 1993 World Indoor Championships,[1] sixth at the 1992 European Indoor Championships,[3] and fourth at the 1994 European Indoor Championships.[4] She later started, but did not finish, the 1997 World Half Marathon Championships

Mai became German indoor champion in the 3000 metres in 1993 and 1994.[5] She became West German half marathon champion in 1987, and won the club competition in this event from 1983 through 1991 except for 1988. She became national cross-country running champion in 1991 (long race) and 1994 (short race), and took several club titles here as well. She once won a club title in the marathon; in 1983. She represented the clubs LAV coop Dortmund and LG Olympia Dortmund.[6][7][8] She also won individual silver and bronze medals in the 3000 and 10,000 metres.[9][10]

His personal best times were 8:54.16 minutes in the 3000 metres, achieved in August 1991 in Menden; 15:47.73 minutes in the 5000 metres, achieved in May 1993 in Köln; 32:55.18 minutes in the 10,000 metres, achieved in June 1991 in Potsdam; and 2:36:20 hours in the marathon, achieved at the 1997 Frankfurt Marathon.[11][12][13][14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Christina Mai profile at IAAF
  2. ^ "1987 European Indoor Championships, women's 3000 metres final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "1992 European Indoor Championships, women's 3000 metres final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "1994 European Indoor Championships, women's 3000 metres final". Die Leichtatletik-Statistik-Seite. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Deutsche Hallen - Leichtathletik - Meisterschaften (3000m - Damen)". Sport-Komplett. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Leichtathletik - Deutsche Meisterschaften (Halbmarathon - Straße)". Sport-Komplett. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Leichtathletik - Deutsche Meisterschaften (Wald- und Crosslaufen - Damen)". Sport-Komplett. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Leichtathletik - Deutsche Meisterschaften (Marathon)". Sport-Komplett. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Leichtathletik - Deutsche Meisterschaften (3000m - Damen)". Sport-Komplett. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  10. ^ "Leichtathletik - Deutsche Meisterschaften (10000m-Damen)". Sport-Komplett. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  11. ^ World women's all-time best 3000m[permanent dead link] (last updated 2001)
  12. ^ World women's all-time best 5000m (last updated 2001)
  13. ^ World women's all-time best 10000m (last updated 2001)
  14. ^ World women's all-time best marathon (last updated 2001)