|Full name||Chandra Crawford|
|Born||19 November 1983|
Canmore, Alberta, Canada
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Ski club||Canmore Nordic Ski Club|
|World Cup career|
Chandra Crawford (born November 19, 1983) is a Canadian cross-country skier who has competed since 2001 at the age of 16. Prior to this, she was a biathlete for five years. She was born in Canmore, Alberta, Canada.
On February 22, 2006, she became the surprise gold medal winner in the women's cross-country 1.1 km (0.7 mi) sprint at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Video of her circulated on the Internet as she sang O Canada, the Canadian national anthem, from the medals podium. Then-CBC commentator Brian Willams said of the event: "If you're ever standing on top of the podium, this is how you sing our national anthem."
She won her first World Cup gold medal in her home-town of Canmore in January 2008 in the sprint event, followed by a second gold in Lahti, Finland, in March, 2008. She finished the 2008 World Cup season ranked seventh in the sprint and 23rd overall.
Chandra placed 44th in the free sprint during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, with a time of 2:43.59. On March 27, 2014, she retired from competitive skiing.
World Cup results
- 2 victories – (2 WC)
- 5 podiums – (4 WC, 1 SWC)
|1||2005–06||4 February 2006||Davos, Switzerland||1.0 km Sprint F||World Cup||3rd|
|2||2006–07||31 December 2006||Munich, Germany||1.1 km Sprint F||Stage World Cup||3rd|
|3||2007–08||26 January 2008||Canmore, Canada||1.2 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|4||1 March 2008||Lahti, Finland||1.2 km Sprint F||World Cup||1st|
|5||2011–12||18 December 2011||Rogla, Slovenia||1.0 km Sprint F||World Cup||2nd|
- 2 podiums – (2 TS)
|1||2010–11||5 December 2010||Düsseldorf, Germany||6 × 0.9 km Team Sprint F||World Cup||3rd||Gaiazova|
|2||2011–12||15 January 2012||Milan, Italy||6 × 1.4 km Team Sprint F||World Cup||3rd||Jones|
- Women's cross-country 1.1 kilometre sprint
- Silver – 2011 World Cup, Rogla, Slovenia
- Gold – 2008 World Cup, Lahti, Finland
- Gold – 2008 World Cup, Canmore, Alberta
- Silver – 2007 NorAm Cup, Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec
- Bronze – 2006 Tour de Ski, Munich, Germany
- Gold – 2006 Winter Olympics, Turin, Italy
- Bronze – 2006 World Cup, Davos, Switzerland
- Gold – 2005 Canadian Championships, Prince George, British Columbia
- Silver – 2004 Under-23 World Championships, Soldier Hollow, Utah, U.S.
- Women's cross-country team relay
- Bronze – 2004 Under-23 World Championships, Soldier Hollow, Utah,
- 2008 World Cup Standings
- "Rosanna Crawford". Canadian Olympic Committee. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
- "Athlete : CRAWFORD Chandra". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
- "2018 Induction Celebrations". Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on 2018-04-29. Retrieved 28 April 2018.
- Chandra Crawford on Twitter
- Chandra Crawford profile at Cross Country Canada at the Wayback Machine (archived February 21, 2007)
- Chandra Crawford at the International Ski Federation
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