|Full name||Chandra Crawford|
19 November 1983 |
Canmore, Alberta, Canada
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Club||Canmore Nordic Ski Club|
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."
In 2014 chandra crawford comes 44 in the sochi winter Olympic 1.3km sprint. She has a time of 2:43.59.
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.
- 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,
- Chandra Crawford profile at Cross Country Canada
- Chandra Crawford at the International Ski Federation
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