At the Australian 3-days carnival, outgoing Orienteering Australia president Blair Trewin announced the new inductees into the OA Hall of Fame. Among them was Australopers member Christine Marshall, who was inducted into the Athlete division. Christine joins fellow Tasmanian Hanny Allston, who was inducted in 2020.

Christine made her first Australian WOC team in 1981 while still a junior and attended her first World Orienteering Championships in Thun, Switzerland. Over the next 10 years, Christine was a member of a further four WOC teams, including the team which competed in the 1985 World Championships at Mt Kooyoora in Victoria (along with Mike Dowling). In 1991 she achieved her best place of 27th in the long-distance race, in (then) Czechoslovakia.

When competing at the elite level in Australia, Christine was remarkably consistent with many top three finishes – winning W21E at both the Easter 3-days and Australian Championships in 1989. In addition to her achievements at the elite level, Christine has gone on to win or place in her age class in numerous national and Oceania championships – including a 3rd place in W55 at the 2021 Australian 3-days.

Congratulations Christine!