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Christine Kalmer

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Name: Christine Kalmer

Age: 30

 

Represented South Africa as a junior (2005) and a senior (2013) in the World XC Championships, and as a senior in the World Half-marathon Championships (2012) and the Africa Southern Region XC Championships (2013). While studying at the University of Arkansas she finished 1st in the SEC Indoor Championships 5000 m and 4th and 6th in the 3000 m, 2nd in the SEC Championships 5000 m, 4th in the NCAA Div. I Mid-East Regional Championships 5000 m, 3rd in the SEC XC Championships, 4th in the NCAA Southern Regional XC Championships, 14th in the NCAA Div. I 5000 m and 117th in the NCAA Div. I XC Championships.

Half-marathon PB:         75:23, SA Half Marathon 2012

2016:                           5th in SA 10 km (35:55)

                                  2nd in Johnson Crane Half Marathon (81:27)

2015:                           dnf SA Half Marathon

                                  1st in Allan Ferguson Half Marathon (82:01)

                                  2nd in Johnson Crane Half Marathon (78:05) & Springs Striders 32 km (2:09:41)

                                  3rd in Dis-Chem Half Marathon (83:23) & Soweto Half Marathon (81:13)

                                  4th in Durban City 10 km (35:00)

                                  Placed as follows in the Spar Grand Prix Series: 5th in Cape Town (33:58) & Durban (34:29) & 7th in Port Elizabeth (34:36)

                                  9th in Vienna City Marathon (2:39:16) & Cape Town 12 OneRun 12 km (41:36a)

                                  10th in Valencia Marathon (2:33:43)

2014:                           2nd in SA 10 km (34:20)

                                  1st in Johnson Crane Half Marathon (78:51) & Jackie Gibson Half Marathon (78:04)

                                  2nd in Cape Town 10 km (35:23)

                                  3rd in McCarthy Toyota Half Marathon (80:41)

                                  5th in Dis-Chem Half Marathon (84:06) & Gauteng Half Marathon (82:43a)

                                  6th in Two Oceans Half Marathon (76:44)

                                  7th in Spar 10 km (Cape Town) (34:36)

                                  8th in Nelson Mandela Bay City Half Marathon (78:43)

                                  9th in Tom Jenkins 27 km (1:47:22)

                                  10th in Spar 10 km (Johannesburg) (37:21) & 11th in Spar 10 km (Port Elizabeth) (35:04)

                                  13th in Freihofer's Run for Women 5 km (16:38) & Spar 10 km (Pretoria) (37:53)

                                  15th in Spar 10 km (Durban) (37:41)

                                  26th in Bolder Boulder 10 km (37:25)

2013:                           87th in World XC Championships [less than] 8 km (27:45)

                                  11th in Africa Southern Region XC Championships 8 km (33:25)

                                  2nd in SA 10 km (33:55)

                                  5th in SA Half Marathon (78:03) & SA XC Trials 8 km (31:50)

                                  1st in Alberton City 10 km (35:27)

                                  2nd in Totalsports 10 km (Johannesburg) (38:07)

                                  3rd in Dis-Chem Half Marathon (79:59) & Johnson Crane Half Marathon (81:10)

                                  Placed as follows in the Spar Grand Prix Series: 3rd in Durban (34:13), 5th in Port Elizabeth (34:26), 6th in Pretoria (35:21), 7th in Cape Town (34:35) & Johannesburg (36:47)

                                  4th in Gauteng Half Marathon (79:03a)

                                  5th in Two Oceans Half Marathon (77:04)

Other performances:      46th in World Half Marathon 2012 (79:40); 2nd in SA Half Marathon 2012 (75:23); 4th in SA 10 km 2012 (34:15); 5th in SA T&F Championships 3000 m steeplechase 2012 (11:05.85) & 6th in 5000 m (17:18.30);          10th in SA XC Trials 8 km (29:08); 3rd in SA T&F Championships 3000 m steeplechase 2011 (10:25.33) & 4th in 5000 m (16:13.93); 5th in SA Half Marathon 2011 (75:58); 6th in SA 10 km 2011 (35:52); 8th in SA XC Trials 8 km 2011 31:28; won four races in 2011, among them Alberton City 15 km (55:52) & Varsity Kudus 15 km (58:28); 7th in Two Oceans Half Marathon 2011 (78:04); 4th in SA 10 km 2010 (33:53); 4th in SA T&F Championships 3000 m steeplechase 2010 (10:44.68) & 8th in 5000 m (17:24.04); 7th in SA Half Marathon 2010 (75:54); 9th in SA XC Trials 8 km 2010 (27:51); 53rd junior in World XC Championships 6.15 km 2005 (23:12); 2nd in SA Junior T&F Championships 1500 m 2004 (4:33.91) & 3000 m (9:49.42); 1st in SA Junior T&F Championships 3000 m 2003 (9:53.17) and 3rd in 1500 m (4:35.62); 1st in SA Youth T&F Championships 3000 m 2001 (9:21.40) and 2nd in 1500 m (4:20.65); 1st junior (4th overall) in SA 10 km 2001 (35:15); 1st junior in SA 10 km 2000 (34:16)

Other PBs:     33:53 (2010), 55:09 (2009), 2:33:43 (2015); track: 4:20.65 (2001), 9:21.40 (2001), 10:25.33 (steeplechase, 2011), 16:11.77 (2009)

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