Christ, Kali

Person type: 
National Team
National Elite / Senior Pool
Track type: 
Long
Date of Birth: 
Saturday, November 9, 1991
Hometown: 
Regina, SK
Coach: 
Todd McClements
Training centre: 
The Olympic Oval, Calgary

 

International senior seasons: 2011-...


Personal Records
500: 38,67, March 7, 2015, Calgary
1000: 1:15,27, December 30, 2013, Calgary
1500: 1:54.44, March 8, 2015, Calgary
3000: 4:06,99, March 7, 2015, Calgary
5000: 7:24,10, March 8, 2015, Calgary

Facts: 

2015-2016
-Took part in the World Single Distance Championships

2014-2015
-Took part in the World Single Distance Championships

2013-2014
-Competed in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in the 1000m, 1500m and team pursuit events

2012-2013
-Won her first Senior World Cup medal in her career at World Cup #8 in Erfurt, Germany, a silver medal in the team pursuit

2011-2012
-Competed in her first Senior World Cups of her career
-Named Long Track Rising Star of the Year by Speed Skating Canada

2010-2011
-Won a bronze medal in the 1000m and team pursuit events at the 2011 World Junior Championships
-Was the top skater at the 2011 Canadian Junior Championships, winning four of five races and taking silver in the 3000m
-She set a Canadian junior record in the 1500 m (1:58.16) on March 20, 2011, during the Olympic Oval Finale in Calgary
-Was named Sask Sport Female Athlete of the Year for 2011

2009-2010
-Competed in the 2010 World Junior Championships
-Was named Sask Sport Athlete of the Month for February 2010

2008-2009
-Competed in wrestling in high school in 2008-09 at Winston Knoll Collegiate (Regina), placing second in the city and third at the provincial championships. She was also captain of her high school soccer team.

2006-2007
-Won a silver medal in the 1500m and gold in the team pursuit at the Canada Winter Games

1998-1999
-Started speed skating at the age of seven after seeing it on television

Others
Her uncle, Louis Christ, was an accomplished track athlete, competing for the junior and indoor national teams and was a national university champion. She is studying actuarial science at the University of Calgary.

Results: 
Event500m1000m1500m3000m /
5000m /
10 000m /
Long Distance
Mass StartTeam Pursuit
2017-2018      
Fall World Cups Selections  4
(1:56.70)
3000m: 6
(4:10.86)
  
2016-2017      
National Rankings (final: 46)35  21  
Canada Cup 4/Oval Finale16 (1)
(39.46)
  3000m:
9
(4:14.55)
  
Fall World Cup Selections 6
(1:17.06)
4
(1:58.24)
3000m: 5
(4:16.02)
  
2015-2016      
National Rankings20213000m/
5000m: 11
9 
World Cup Ranking4733193000m:
57
  
Canada Cup #4 

2 (1)
(1:16.43)

4 (2)
(1:17.79)

  4 
World Single Distance Championships  14
(1:58.78)
   
World Cup #5 - Stavanger 

14 (1B)
(1:18.97)

2 (2B)
(1:17.77)

18 (A)
(2:00.85)
   
Canadian Single Distance Championships8 (1)
(39.32)
2
(1:15.90)
1
(1:57.97)
3000m
6
(4:16.95)
2 
World Cup #4 - Heerenveen  16 (A)
(1:59.55)
   
World Cup #3 - Inzell9 (B)
(39.31)
 1 (B)
(1:58.20)
   
World Cup #2 - Salt Lake City  4 (B)
(1:56.28)
   
World Cup #1 - Calgary 17 (B)
(1:16.76)
19 (A)
(1:57.24)
3000m (B)
19
(4:14.62)
  
Fall World Cup Selections8 (1)
(39.44)
5
(1:16.86)
1
(1:57.03)
3000m:
4   
(4:20.04)
  
2014-2015500m1000m1500m3000m /
5000m /
10000m
Mass Start
Pursuit
Final ranking: National811

3000m:
2

2 
Canada Cup #4/Oval Finale6 (2)
(39.03)
1 (2)
(1:15.64)
1
(1:56.34)

Long distance:
1
(9:14.82)

  
World Allround Championships
(Overall: 8)
2
(38.67)
 4 (1:54.44)

3000m:
11
(4:06.99)

5000m:
8
(7:24.10)

  
World Single Distance Championships 6
(1:15.74)
8
(1:57.82)
 19 (8:43.19)4
(3:04.11)
World Cup #6 - Heenrenveen7 (1B)
(39.92)
7 (A)
(1:16.90)
    
World Cup #5 - Hamar  8 (A)
(1:59.28)
3000m:
9 (B)
(4:15.32)

13
(4:15.32)

 
Canadian Single Distance Championships6 (1)
(39.15)
1 (1)
(1:16.09)
1
(1:56.00)
3000m:
2
(4:09.20)

2
(9:54.39)

 
World Cup #4 - Heerenveen 13 (A)
(1:17.09)
10 (A)
(1:58.37)
3000m:
8 (B)
(4:13.77)

7
(8:27.76)

 
World Cup #3 - Berlin 18 (A)
(1:18.11)
14 (A)
(1:59.78)
 

6
(8:36.33)

4
(3:04.71)
World Cup #2 - Seoul 12 (A)
(1:18.96)
11 (A)
(2:01.33)
 

15
(7:53.04)

 
World Cup #1 - Obihiro 17 (A)
(1:18.23)
14 (A)
(2:01.64)
  4
(3:06.66)
Fall World Cup Trials 1
(1:16.21)
1
(1:57.09)

3000m
4
(4:15.50)

10000m
2    (9:13.88)

  
2013-2014      
Olympic Games 

21
(1:17.41)

16
(1:58.63)
  5
(3:02.04)
World All Round Championships
(Overall: 10)
4
(39.37)
 8
(1:58.36)
12
(4:14.39)
  
World Cup - Overall 16 (B)25 (A)  3
World Cup #6 - Heerenveen     4
(3:04.81)
World Cup #4 - Berlin11 (B)
(39.29)
 3 (B)
(1:58.29)
  5
(3:02.81)
World Cup #2 - Salt Lake City 13 (B)
(1:16.11)
17 (A)
(1:55.35)
  SILVER
(2:56.90)
World Cup #1 - Calgary 13 (B)
(1:16.42)
15 (A)
(1:56.39)
  4
(2:59.84)
Olympic Trials 2
(1:15.26)
2
(1:56.21)
   
Fall World Cup Trials 2
(1:15.97)
2
(1:58.12)
7
(4:23.86)
  
2012-13500 m1000 m1500 m3000 m5000 mTeam pursuit
WC-1 B: 7 (1:18.80)B: 4 (2:00.55)   
WC-2  17 (1:58.81) Mass: 18 
WC-6B: 18 (39.27)B: 7 (1:16.08)
B: 5 (1:16.64)
    
WC-7  7 (1:58.01)   
WC-8B: 6 (39.80)B: 1 (1:17.83)8 (1:59.31)  2
WC-Final 14 (1:17.45)4 (1:56.97)  2
WC-RankT-44269 Mass: 322
WAR (Overall: 12th)6 (39.66) 13 (2:00.05)19 (4:18.22)  
WSD  5 (1:58.69)   
Continental Champ. (Overall: 3rd)1 (39.59) 2 (1:57.62)4 (4:15.82)4 (7:26.27) 
Fall Classic5 (40.02)4 (1:18.17)    
Fall Trials10 (40.07)4 (1:17.64)2 (1:59.63)   
CSD6 (39.20)3 (1:16.99)3 (1:58.51)4 (4:10.17)  
 7 (39.18)     
Cdn Rank115217  
2011-12      
Fall Trials 5 (1:18.72)5 (2:01.24)   
WC-4 B: 4 (1:15.93)    
  B: 11(1:18.42)    
WC-5  B: 7 (2:03.26)  7 (3:09.34)
WC-6 B: 1 (1:18.21)B: 1 (2:00.81)   
WC-Final 15 (1:17.52)11 (1:59.50)   
WC-Rank 2623  1
WSD 9 (1:17.15)    
Canada Cup #16 (0:42.87)1st: 1 (1:23.27))2 (2:13.22)4 (4:36.78)3 (7:54.35) 
  2nd: 1 (1:21.79)    
CSD 5 (1:17.05)3 (1:58.01)6 (4:15.96)6 (7:35.63) 
Cont/Reg Qua.4 (39.90) 3 (1:58.42)7 (4:18.13)8 (7:31.14) 
Cdn Rank4024107 
2010-11      
Fall Trials1st: 9; 2nd: 8119   
Junior WC-11st: 3; 2nd: 3DNF13  
Junior WC-21st: 1; 2nd: 1113  
Junior WC-Final 55   
World Jrs (Overall: 9)1st: 14; 2nd: 93520 3 
Nor. American Jrs1st: 1; 2nd: 11st: 1; 2nd: 114  
Canada Cup #11st: 3; 2nd: 51st: 1; 2nd: 314  
Canada Cup #41st: 7; 2nd: 10114  
Cdn Jrs1st: 1; 2nd: 1112  
Oval Finale1st: 7 (39.49)114 (4:11.32)  
 2nd: 10     
CSD1st: 14; 2nd: 1312118  
Cdn Rank98499 
2009-10      
Canada Cup #11st: 32; 2nd: 241st: 28; 2nd: 242018  
Cdn Jrs (Overall: 4)1st: 7; 2nd: 71st: 4; 2nd: 434  
Nor. American1st: 3; 2nd: 31st: 2; 2nd: 157  
Junior WC-Final  714  
World Jrs (Overall: 17)36161619 4
Oval Finale (Open)212   
Cdn Rank20191620  
2008-09      
Nor. American1st: 30; 2nd: 30202822  
Canada Cup #11st: 52; 2nd: 32434130  
Cdn Rank47736049  
2007-08      
Canada Cup #11st: 34; 2nd: 281st: 36; 2nd: 162834  
Canada Cup #215172115  
Canada Cup #31st:21; 2nd: 16171711  
2006-07      
Can Winter Games1st: 5; 2nd: 710210 1 (Sask.)
Canada Cup #137413330  
Canada Cup #22229 15