Nystad in 2014
|Women's cross country skiing|
|2002 Salt Lake City||4 × 5 km|
|2010 Vancouver||Team sprint|
|2006 Turin||Individual sprint|
|2006 Turin||4 × 5 km|
|2010 Vancouver||4 x 5 km relay|
|2014 Sochi||4 x 5 km relay|
|2003 Val di Fiemme||4 x 5 km|
|2003 Val di Fiemme||Individual sprint|
|2007 Sapporo||Team sprint|
|2007 Sapporo||4 x 5 km|
|2009 Liberec||4 x 5 km|
Claudia Nystad (née Künzel, born 1 February 1978) is a German top-level woman cross country skier. She was born in Zschopau, East Germany, and represents the sports club WSC Erzgebirge Oberwiesenthal. Besides her civilian sports career, she serves as a sports soldier with the German Federal Armed Forces.
- 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City: Gold in 4×5 km.
- 2003 World Championships in Val di Fiemme: Gold in 4×5 km and silver in individual sprint.
- 2006 Olympics in Turin: Silvers in individual sprint and 4×5 km.
- 2007 World Championships in Sapporo: Silvers in team sprint (with Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle) and in 4×5 km.
- As of February 2007, twenty World Cup podium placements: one victory (the 15 km mass start in Otepää on 10 January 2004, where she finished 0.9 seconds ahead of home favorite Kristina Šmigun); six seconds; and eleven thirds.
- 2009 World Championships in Liberec: Silver in 4 x 5 km relay.
- 2010 Olympics in Vancouver: Gold in Team sprint. Silver in relay.
Honours and awards
- Saxon Sportswoman of the Year (2007 and 2010)
- Silver Bay Leaf (2002, 2006 and 2010)
- Badge of Honour of the German Ski Association in Gold (2010)
- Bundeswehr Cross of Honour in Gold (2004)
- Badge of Honour of the Bundeswehr (2002)
- FIS Newsflash 135. July 11, 2007.
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