Rosanna Crawford

Rosanna Lee Crawford (born 23 May 1988 in Canmore ) is a Canadian biathlete. She is the younger sister of Olympic champion cross-country skier Chandra Crawford.

Rosanna Crawford began at the age of five years following her sister with the cross-country skiing. With ten she also started with the sport of biathlon. She lives in her hometown, where she also coached the national biathlon training center. You start Canmore Nordic Ski Club and is coached by Matthias Ahrens and Geret Coyne. National she entered successfully since 2005. Even at their first Canadian Junior Championships in Edmonton won Crawford silver in the sprint and bronze in the mass start. In North Battleford, she won the title of Western Canadian champion in sprint and mass start and was second in the overall standings of Alberta Calforex Cup Series. The World Championship of Alberta in Fort McMurray, she won the title in the sprint and finished third in the Super Sprint. In 2006, she repeated the double title at the Western Canadian Championships. Even now at the national junior championships she could with the title in the sprint, second in single and prosecution as well as winning the combined score win their first title.

International occurs at Crawford since 2008. At the Junior World Championships in Ruhpolding was a 16th place in the pursuit of the best result in the Junior European Championships in Nove Mesto na shortly thereafter in Moravia Rank 29 in singles. In Cesana San Sicario, she debuted at the end of the season in the Junior European Cup and was 16th in the sprint and 12th of persecution. A little later she came in eighth pursuing the first time in the top ten. Crawford is part of the Canadian squad perspective, which is to be established in view of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver specifically. To support this goal, she participated in the project Bold Beautiful Biathlon, with whom she and her fellow Zina Kocher, Sandra Keith, Megan Imrie and Megan Tandy, the ruling at the Canadian Association of financial need will soften slightly.

In January 2010, Crawford made ​​his debut in a sprint race in Ruhpolding Biathlon World Cup and was at one target 77 In Antholz she finished 56th as a function SINGLE their best result so far in the top racing series. Biggest success was the participation in the domestic Olympics. Crawford was able to prevail for the last free place to Sandra Keith in qualifying and came in three races used. In the individual it ranked 76 in the sprint, she was 72 and with cooker, Tandy and Imrie she ran in the relay competition on the 15th Place. In Hochfilzen Rosanna Crawford won the first 24 points in the World Cup in the 2012/2013 season in the sprint. After they had to wait long for their first point, she won in Hochfilzen and Pokljuka in five consecutive individual points race. Best result was a 12th place in the sprint Pokljuka. In the 2013/2014 season of points by making became the norm. For the season finale she missed in Oslo as Sprint Eleventh jump into the top ten by just one place.

Biathlon World Cup rankings

The table shows all placements (depending on the year, including hosting the Olympic Games and World Championships ).