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Charlotte Kalla

Charlotte Kalla
By Eurosport

31/10/2017 at 14:52Updated 31/10/2017 at 16:04

Charlotte Kalla comes into PyeongChang having secured gold medals at the past two Winter Olympics.

  • Name - Charlotte Kalla
  • Date of Birth - 22/07/1987
  • Place of Birth - Norrbotten, Sweden
  • Sport/Discipline - Cross-country skiing
  • Honours - Olympics: Gold x2, Silver x3; World Championships: Gold x2, Silver x6, Bronze x4

Kalla, now 30, claimed gold in the 10km individual race in Vancouver in 2010 - following up with silver in the team sprint at the same Olympics.

Sochi in 2014 was even more of a success as Kalla claimed gold in the 4x5km relay and silvers in the 10km individual and 15km skiathlon.

Her record in world championships is also an enviable one: she won her first gold in the team sprint in Oslo in 2011 and her second in the 10km individual in Falun in 2015.

Kalla has decided to train away from the Swedish national team as part of her preparations for PyeongChang.

" I have decided to stay outside of the national team for the upcoming training season. I will develop cooperation with the team who were around me last year."
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