On April 20, 1996, Christina Nigg, made history when she was the first first
Swiss female in the history of the Swiss Boxing Federation to step into the
ring. Christina fought for acknowledgment in a men-dominant field, as
well as distribution of a boxers license for women as amateur with the Swiss
boxing federation. By her convincing arguments the women became certified
1996. (see press archives)
1997 changed the most successful Swiss female boxer to the
professional camp. It beat a breach in the jungle of the
prejudices once more! Professional boxing was (see press
archive) simply forbidden namely on the part of the Swiss boxing
With an American professional license of the Athletic State
Commission of Nevada, Nigg won as the first Swiss the world champion
title in the super featherweight class.
Finally in 1999 also in Switzerland, professional boxing licenses were given
to women. As well to Christina Nigg. With which she fought for finally for
the conclusion of her powerful career a title again. Also she became her
well-deserved acknowledgment of the boxing functionaries from the SBF.
In January 2000 the resignation followed: Christina Nigg pushed the
popularity of boxing with many media appearances of that sport extremely.
This considered, intelligent and sharply formulated interviews in all large
magazines, radio and television. Boxing came that way to a wide public as it
wasn’t for a long time admit in the extremely positive sense.
Today Christina Nigg works as a chief in a fitness studio and in the
management. Together with her long time training-colleague
Haki Ajdarevic (www.haki.ch) she’s leading an exclusively and on
professional level fitness-boxing programs.
Additionally both commit themselves at schools, training further in
child projects with box lessons.
Besides Christina repeatedly invited for referates among other things during
a cadre conference of Upper House of Parliament Kaspar Villiger or the local
town council from the city Thun, and a lot more things…
Highlights of Nigg's boxing career...
The first Swiss professional world champion 1998
The first Swiss professional intercontinental champion 1999
The first Swiss amateur champion 1996
The first Swiss boxer as a German amateur champion 1997
The first Swiss female amateur boxer 1996
The first Swiss female professional boxer 1997
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the WBAN Records Member Site