Charlotte Kalla

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Charlotte Kalla
Charlotte Kalla 2015-03-25 001.jpg
Charlotte Kalla in 2015
Full name Marina Charlotte Kalla
Born (1987-07-22) 22 July 1987 (age 29)
Tärendö, Norrbotten, Sweden
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Ski club Piteå Elit
World Cup career
Seasons 2006–
Individual wins 9
Indiv. podiums 47

Marina Charlotte Kalla, (born 22 July 1987) is a Swedish cross-country skier who has been competing at international level since the 2003-2004 season. She won a bronze medal in the 4 x 5 km relay at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 in Liberec, and a gold medal at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 10 km event in Falun.

On 6 January 2008, Kalla won the second edition of Tour de Ski in her debut in the event.[1]

On 6 May 2012, Kalla signed for Piteå Elit for the season 2012/13.[2]

2010 Winter Olympics[edit]

Kalla won the gold medal in the women's 10 km individual for Sweden at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, with a time of 24:58.4.[3][4] She also won a silver in the team sprint event with Anna Haag at those same games.[5]

2014 Winter Olympics[edit]

Kalla won a silver medal in the skiathlon event on 8 February in Sochi,[6] and another silver in the classical race on 13 February. In the 4 x 5 km women's relay race, held on February 15, she ran in the final leg and started third with a 25.7 sec lag behind the first place and a 19.9 lag behind the second place, but totally reduced the gap, and overtook her competitors in the final straight, giving Sweden the gold medal.[7]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

 Season  Age Overall Distance Sprint Tour de Ski
2006–07 19 37 28 39
2007–08 20 4 7 18 1
2008–09 21 12 12 17
2009–10 22 8 4 52
2010–11 23 5 6 12 5
2011–12 24 4 4 15 7
2012–13 25 8 7 20 7
2013–14 26 7 4 38
2014–15 27 7 4 21
2015–16 28 5 4 22 4

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 9 victories – (4 WC, 5 SWC)
  • 47 podiums – (27 WC, 20 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Discipline Level Place
1 2007–08 24 November 2007 Norway Beitostølen, Norway 10 km F Individual World Cup 3rd
2 29 December 2007 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 10 km F Pursuit Stage World Cup 1st
3 1 January 2008 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 10 km F Pursuit Stage World Cup 1st
4 4 January 2008 Italy Asiago, Italy 1.2 km F Sprint Stage World Cup 1st
5 5 January 2008 Italy Val di Fiemme, Italy 10 km C Mass Start Stage World Cup 2nd
6 28 December 2007 -
6 January 2008
Czech Republic Italy Tour de Ski Overall World Cup 1st
7 16 February 2008 Czech Republic Liberec, Czech Republic 7.6 km F Individual World Cup 3rd
8 8 March 2008 Norway Oslo, Norway 30 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
9 2008–09 22 November 2008 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden 10 km F Individual World Cup 1st
10 8 March 2009 Finland Lahti, Finland 10 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
11 20 March 2009 Sweden Falun, Sweden 2.5 km F Prologue Stage World Cup 2nd
12 20-22 March 2009 Sweden World Cup Final Overall World Cup 3rd
13 2009–10 21 November 2009 Norway Beitostølen, Norway 10 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
14 12 December 2009  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 10 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
15 5 February 2010 Canada Canmore, Canada 10 km F Individual World Cup 1st
16 19 March 2010 Sweden Falun, Sweden 2.5 km F Prologue Stage World Cup 2nd
17 21 March 2010 Sweden Falun, Sweden 10 km F Handicap Start Stage World Cup 1st
18 19-21 March 2010 Sweden World Cup Final Overall World Cup 3rd
19 2010–11 20 November 2010 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden 10 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
20 26-28 November 2010 Finland Kuusamo, Finland Overall World Cup 3rd
21 31 December 2010 Germany Oberhof, Germany 2.5 km F Prologue Stage World Cup 2nd
22 3 January 2011 Germany Oberstdorf, Germany 10 km M Pursuit Stage World Cup 2nd
23 20 February 2011 Norway Drammen, Norway 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 3rd
24 2011–12 19 November 2011 Norway Sjusjøen, Norway 10 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
25 25 November 2011 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 1.2 km Sprint C Stage World Cup 2nd
26 26 November 2011 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 5 km F Individual Stage World Cup 3rd
27 7 January 2012 Italy Val di Fiemme, Italy 10 km C Mass Start Stage World Cup 3rd
28 4 February 2012 Russia Rybinsk, Russia 10 km F Mass Start World Cup 2nd
29 16 March 2012 Sweden Falun, Sweden 2.5 km F Individual Stage World Cup 2nd
30 18 March 2012 Sweden Falun, Sweden 10 km F Pursuit Stage World Cup 2nd
31 16-18 March 2012 Sweden World Cup Final Overall World Cup 3rd
32 2012–13 29 December 2012 Germany Oberhof, Germany 3 km F Prologue Stage World Cup 2nd
33 3 January 2013 Italy Cortina, Italy 15 km F Pursuit Stage World Cup 2nd
34 22 March 2013 Sweden Falun, Sweden 2.5 km F Individual Stage World Cup 2nd
35 24 March 2013 Sweden Falun, Sweden 10 km F Pursuit Stage World Cup 3rd
36 22-24 March 2013 Sweden World Cup Final Overall World Cup 3rd
37 2013–14 1 December 2013 Finland Kuusamo, Finland 10 km F Pursuit Stage World Cup 1st
38 29 November -
1 December 2013
Finland Kuusamo, Finland Overall World Cup 2nd
39 7 December 2013 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 10 km C Individual World Cup 2nd
40 14 December 2013  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland 15 km F Individual World Cup 3rd
41 1 February 2014 Italy Toblach, Italy 10 km C Individual World Cup 3rd
42 2 March 2014 Finland Lahti, Finland 10 km F Individual World Cup 2nd
43 2014–15 30 November 2014 Finland Ruka, Finland 10 km C Individual World Cup 3rd
44 15 February 2015 Sweden Östersund, Sweden 10 km F Individual World Cup 1st
45 8 March 2015 Finland Lahti, Finland 10 km C Individual World Cup 3rd
46 2015–16 28 November 2015 Finland Ruka, Finland 5 km F Individual Stage World Cup 2nd
47 5 December 2015 Norway Lillehammer, Norway 7.5+7.5 km C/F Skiathlon World Cup 2nd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 3 victories
  • 10 podiums
No. Season Date Location Discipline Level Place
1 2006–07 17 December 2016 France La Clusaz, France Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 2nd (with Andersson / Lindborg / Norgren)
2 4 February 2007  Switzerland  Davos, Switzerland Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 1st (with Andersson / Strömstedt / Norgren)
3 25 March 2007 France La Clusaz, France Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 3rd (with Dahlberg / Rydqvist / Norgren)
4 2007–08 28 October 2007 Germany Düsseldorf, Germany Team Sprint 6x0.8 km F World Cup 1st (with Norgren)
5 2008–09 23 November 2008 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 3rd (with Hansson / Norgren / Haag)
6 7 December 2008 France La Clusaz, France Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 2nd (with Andersson / Lindborg / Haag)
7 2009–10 22 November 2009 Norway Beitostølen, Norway Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 1st (with Olsson / Lindborg / Haag)
8 2010–11 21 November 2010 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 2nd (with Norgren / Haag / Rydqvist)
9 12 December 2010 France La Clusaz, France Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 3rd (with Lindborg / Haag / Rydqvist)
10 2012–13 25 November 2012 Sweden Gällivare, Sweden Relay 4x5 km M World Cup 2nd (with Ingemarsdotter / Bleckur / Larsen)

Olympic results[edit]

  Year    Age   10 km 
 individual 
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
 mass start 
 Sprint   4x5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2010 22 1 8 6 5 2
2014 26 2 2 34 1

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   10 km 
 individual 
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
 mass start 
 Sprint   4x5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2007 19 5 7 4
2009 21 8 18 6 3
2011 23 11 4 4 8 2 1
2013 25 7 6 11 11 2 2
2015 27 1 3 3 2

Other sports[edit]

On 17-18 April 2015 Kalla participated and placed second in Keb Classic, a ski mountaineering event in Kebnekaise, Sweden, with Emelie Forsberg and Josefina Wikberg.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kalla vinnare i Tour de ski". Sydsvenskan (in Swedish). 25 January 2008. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Sven-Erik P, 07 maj 2012 kl 8:41 Anmäl. "Kalla klar för Piteĺ Elit – Sport – Piteĺ-Tidningen". Pitea-tidningen.se. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Charlotte Kalla Swedens First Winter Olympics Gold Medal at Vancouver
  4. ^ "Sweden's Charlotte Kalla secures cross country crown". BBC Sport. 2010-02-15. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  5. ^ Olmos, Cecilia (22 February 2010). "German women's team wins gold in cross country". The Toronto Observer. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  6. ^ "Kalla wins Sweden's first medal at Sochi 2014". SR International – Radio Sweden. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 11 February 2014. 
  7. ^ "Kalla brings the gold home for Sweden in ladies' relay". Fis-Ski. Retrieved 2014-02-15. 
  8. ^ "Resultat 2015" (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Charlotte Kalla at Wikimedia Commons

Awards
Preceded by
Johan Olsson
Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal
2014
(with Ida Ingemarsdotter, Emma Wikén & Anna Haag)
Succeeded by
Sarah Sjöström