Athlete Profile - Rosanna CRAWFORD

Birth Date:  23 May 1988
Age:  29
Gender:   Female

Rosanna CRAWFORD - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Sat, 10 Feb 20:15
Women's 7.5km Sprint
Mon, 12 Feb 19:10
Women's 10km Pursuit
Thu, 15 Feb 17:15
Women's 15km Individual
Tue, 20 Feb 20:15
2x6km Women + 2x7.5km Men Mixed Relay
Thu, 22 Feb 20:15
Women's 4x6km Relay

Biographical Information

Highlights Olympic Winter Games
YearLocation15km IN7.5km SP10km PU4x6km RLMixed RL
2014Sochi, RUS652342710
2010Vancouver, BC, CAN7571-14-

World Championships
YearLocation15km IN7.5km SP10km PU12.5 MS4x6km RLMixed RL
2017Hochfilzen, AUT622643-1613
2016Holmenkollen, NOR142927151511
2015Kontiolahti, FIN873225-1012
2013Nove Mesto na Morave, CZE1777--1214

World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons
YearTotalIndividualSprintPursuitMass Start

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
Year15km IN7.5km SP10km PU12.5 MS4x6km RLSingle X RLMixed RL
2017/20181 x 3rd1 x 46th1 x 39th1 x 4th1 x 9th1 x 22nd-
2016/20171 x 62nd1 x 21st1 x 19th1 x 25th1 x 8th1 x 7th1 x 13th
2015/20161 x 13th1 x 22nd1 x 23rd1 x 15th1 x 9th1 x 2nd1 x 6th
2014/20151 x 16th1 x 4th1 x 5th1 x 12th1 x 8th-1 x 12th

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
32017/201815km IndividualRuhpolding, GER41:50.2
42017/201812.5km Mass StartRuhpolding, GER34:10.8
92017/20184 x 6km RelayHochfilzen, AUT1:17:08.0
102017/20184 x 6km RelayRuhpolding, GER1:10:43.7
222017/20186 + 7.5km RelayOstersund, SWELAP
392017/201815km IndividualOstersund, SWE46:30.0
392017/201810km PursuitHochfilzen, AUT38:15.5
462017/20187.5km SprintOstersund, SWE21:36.4
492017/20187.5km SprintHochfilzen, AUT24:59.8
522017/201810km PursuitOstersund, SWE35:27.8

SP - Sprint, IN - Individual, PU - Pursuit, MS - Mass Start, RL - Relay, Single X RL - 6+7.5km Relay, Mixed RL - 2 x 6km + 2 x 7.5km Relay, X - Mixed, CCS/BTH X RL - Cross - Country Biathlon Mixed Relay, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Nickname Banana [because it rhymes with Rosanna]. (Athlete, 07 Feb 2010)
Hobbies Reading, knitting. (, 13 Mar 2016)
Family Partner Brendan Green
Languages spoken English, French
Coach Roddy Ward [national], CAN (, 13 Jun 2017)
Sporting/Famous relatives Her older sister Chandra has represented Canada in cross-country skiing, winning gold in sprint freestyle at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin. Her partner Brendan Green represented Canada in biathlon at the 2010 and 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Sep 2017;, 04 Mar 2017;, 22 Feb 2010)
Injuries She suffered a foot injury in July 2013. (, 11 Jul 2013)

After suffering from cold and flu symptoms from April to June 2009, she underwent a tonsillectomy in July 2009. She returned to full-time training a few weeks later. (, 06 Jan 2010)

She was diagnosed with atrial tachycardia, a heart condition that left her with low energy, pain in her limbs and a fast heart rate. She underwent surgery in December 2008 and resumed racing six weeks later. (, 16 Dec 2009)

She suffered a back and hip injury in 2007. (, 06 Jan 2010)
Start She began skiing at age five. She took up biathlon at age 10 at the Canmore Nordic Ski Centre in Alberta, Canada. (NOC Media Guide, 2014;, 12 Aug 2012)
Reason She followed her older sister Chandra into the sport. (NOC Media Guide, 2014)
Ambition To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Instagram profile, 12 Sep 2017)
Hero Her sister. (NOC, 22 Feb 2010)
Rituals She wears her grandmother's ring at major competitions. (, 07 Jun 2017)
Philosophy "Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it." (Athlete, 07 Feb 2010)
Awards She was named Biathlon Canada's 2012/13 Female Athlete of the Year. (, 25 Mar 2013)
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