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Christine Nestler

Full name: Christine Nestler (Söldner-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-3 (161 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: September 27, 1940 in Geyer, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
Country: GER Germany, GDR East Germany
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Mother of Ute Nestler.

Biography

Christine Nestler was an East German cross country skier, who represented the mixed German team at the 1964 Innsbruck Olympics, and East Germany at the 1968 Grenoble Games. In 1964, she finished fourth in the 3x5 km relay, and was 17th and 13th respectively in the 5 km and 10 km events. In 1968 she finished sixth in the relay and her individual results were 12th and ninth respectively in the 5 km and 10 km events.

Domestically, Nestler was East German champion in the 5 km from 1964-67, and in the 10 km in 1965 and 1966. In 1967 and 1968 she also won the relay titles with SC Oberwiesenthal. Together with her husband Heinz Nestler, they later coached cross country skiers in Oberwiesenthal, including their daughter [Ute Nestler] and their grandson, the non-Olympian Andy Kühne.

Results

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Germany Final Standings 17 19:21.4 8:46.0 13
1968 Winter 27 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing East Germany Final Standings 12 17:23.5

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Germany Final Standings 13 43:38.2 23:53.4 13
1968 Winter 27 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing East Germany Final Standings 9 39:07.9 19:50.2 12

Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Germany GER Final Standings 4 22:34.1 22:34.1 3
1968 Winter 27 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing East Germany GDR Final Standings 6 20:05.0 59:33.9 6
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