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Christina Julien

  • Born: 05/06/1988
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 165cm
  • Weight: 64kg
  • Birthplace: Cornwall, ON

Making her Olympic debut this summer in London, Julien has already represented Canada at the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany, where she played 94 minutes in two games.

 

A 2011 Pan American Games champion, Julien helped Canada at the 2012 Women’s Olympic Qualifying tournament in Vancouver earlier this year, by scoring the first goal of the tournament in what was a 6-0 decision over Haiti.

 

Julien, who was born in Cornwall, Ontario, started playing Timbits soccer at the age of five, and played four years of NCAA collegiate soccer at James Madison University. She is now currently playing for Jitex BK in Sweden’s Pro League.

 

Languages spoken:

English

Idols (in sport or other):

Lionel Messi

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Eating at new restaurants

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Julie Julien (January 10th, 1986)

Preferred sport events / Specialties:

World Cup, Olympics

Senior national athlete since:

2009

Nickname (s):

Corky, CJ

College/ University (year graduated):

James Madison University (2006)

Focus of studies:

Kinesiology

Org./ charities supported:

Headstrong Foundation

Other sports participated in:

Hockey, Badminton

Favourite movies / TV shows:

Pearl Harbour, How I Met Your Mother

Favourite quote / motto:

A big shot is a little shot that kept shooting!

It would surprise you to know that I …:

can’t dance.

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