Christine Nordhagen Vierling: Wrestling


Christine Nordhagen was born June 26, 1971, in Valhalla, Alberta and is a world championship wrestler. A graduate of University of Alberta, she began wrestling at age 20. Nordhagen first started winning titles at Canada’s first national championship in 1992. When she began competing at world championships in 1993, there were fewer than 150 Canadian women registered in wrestling.

She has won six world championship gold medals: 1994, 1996, 2000 and 2001 in Sofia, Bulgaria, 1997 in Clermont-Ferrand, France, and 1998 in Poznań, Poland. She won a silver medal in 1993 in Stavern, Norway and a bronze medal in 1999 in Boden, Sweden.