Class of 2011

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Christina Nielsen

City & country of residence
Copenhagen,, Denmark

My work
I work with elite athletes in Team Denmark. Team Danmark is an elite sport institution in charge of developing Danish top-level sport and top-level athletes.

My current sports nutrition practice
My daily work consist of optimizing the nutrition for a various group of athletes: endurance sports, team sports, power and sprints sports, weight-making sports and sports with focus on concentration.

My goals in sports nutrition
I always seek the best individual solution for the athlete. I consistently aim at being updated in the field of sport nutrition. My goal is now to obtain the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition.

My own sporting background
I played handball in my younger years. The last 8 years I have runned 8 marathons.

My favourite sporting moment or heroes
I like to set a goal, train hard for months – and successfully fulfill my goal. Months of hard work is paid back when I cross the finish line.