Christine Pfitzinger
Personal information
Birth nameChristine Joy Hughes
Born (1959-01-24) 24 January 1959 (age 63)
Hamilton, New Zealand
Spouse(s)Pete Pfitzinger
Sport
CountryNew Zealand
SportAthletics
Event(s)Middle-distance running
Achievements and titles
National finals800 m champion (1982, 1987)
1500 m (1986, 1987, 1990, 1999)
3000 m champion (1984, 1988, 1990)

Christine Joy Pfitzinger (née Hughes; born 24 January 1959) is a former New Zealand female middle-distance runner. She represented New Zealand at the 1988 Summer Olympics, where she competed in the 3000 metres.[1] She won nine New Zealand national athletic championship titles: the 800 metres in 1982 and 1987; the 1500 metres in 1986, 1987, 1990 and 1999; and the 3000 metres in 1984, 1988 and 1990.[2]

Her husband, Pete Pfitzinger, is a former American marathon runner who represented the United States at the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ "Athletics at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games: Women's 3,000 metres". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ Hollings, Stephen (October 2019). "National champions 1887–2019" (PDF). Athletics New Zealand. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Pete Pfitzinger Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  4. ^ 200m (30 June 2000). "Athletics: Title perfect way to mark 40th birthday". New Zealand Herald. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 11 November 2017.