Charlotte KALLA

a.k.a. Lotta

Charlotte KALLA


Languages: Swedish, English
Birth place: Gällivare
Residence: Sundsvall
Skis: Fischer
Boots: Alpina
Occupation: Cross Country Skiier
Education: High School
Marital Status: In a relationship
Hobbies: Family and friends, be out in the nature
Ski Club: Piteaa Elit
National Coach: Rikard Grip
Personal Coach: Magnus Ingesson

    • Charlotte Kalla started skiing at the age 7 when her grandpa took her to a local ski club in the home town of Tarendö. “Cross-Country skiing appealed to me since the first moment,” Kalla said.
    • Kalla also played basketball at a very good level
    • She decided to study at the ski high school in Gällivare


    • Charlotte Kalla appeared at the international level at the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Kranj in 2006
    • She claimed Junior World Champion title in skiathlon, took the bronze medal in 5 km classic and finished fourth in sprint
    • At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Sapporo in 2007 the young Swede claimed best result, 5th place in 10 km free
    • In the following season first World Cup podium came along
    • In the season opener in Beitostoelen Kalla claimed third place in 10 km free
    • One of Charlotte Kalla’s highlights happened in 2008 as she won the FIS Tour de Ski
    • At the World Championships in Liberec in 2009 she finished third in relay and sixth in sprint
    • Charlotte Kalla’s greatest success came in 2010 at the Winter Olympics where she became the Olympic Champion in the 10 km Free and took the silver medal in team sprint with Anna Haag
    • At the World Championships in Oslo in 2011, Kalla claimed victory together with Ida Ingemarsdotter in team sprint and took the silver medal in relay
    • At the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme 2013 Charlotte Kalla claimed with her teammates silver medal in the 4x5 km relay and silver medal in the team sprint free 


    • Charlotte Kalla won the first individual medal at Olympic Games for Sweden since Toni Gustafsson in 1968. Her motto is: “Do what you want and like what you do”
    • Jerring award 2008, best female athlete of 2010, Sixten Jernberg Award 2007


    • Kalla’s parents, mum Lena, dad Per-Erik have three daughters, Charlotte (born 1987), Cecilia (born 1989) and Christelle (born 1991)
    • Kalla is strong in orienteering as well. In the summer 2010 she competed in O-Ringen (previously called the “Swedish 5 days”), which is an orienteering competition that takes place annually in different areas of Sweden with participants from all over the world. Kalla competed in two stages of the event and scored one first and one second place
    • She has lived in Sundsvall with her boyfriend Anders. “I’m living my dream having the privilege to do full time the sport,” Kalla says.
    • Her hobbies are family and friends and to be out in nature

Latest World Cup Results

1687312.03.2016Overall StandingsSki Tour CanadaCANWorld Cup1235.91
1684614.02.201610 km F MstFalunSWEWorld Cup733.81
1684513.02.20165 km CFalunSWEWorld Cup948.44
1684311.02.2016SP C FinalStockholmSWEWorld Cup23
1684311.02.2016SP C QualStockholmSWEQualification1621.75
1683907.02.201630 km C MstOsloNORWorld Cup678.56
1683503.02.2016SP C FinalDrammenNORWorld Cup31
1683503.02.2016SP C QualDrammenNORQualification3183.75
1682423.01.201610 km FNove Mesto na MoraveCZEWorld Cup47.16
1681110.01.20169 km F PursuitVal di Fiemme (FIS Tour de Ski)ITAStage World Cup459.01
1681110.01.2016Overall StandingsFIS Tour de SkiFISWorld Cup438.64
1681009.01.201610 km C MstVal di Fiemme (FIS Tour de Ski)ITAStage World Cup543.92
1680908.01.20165 km FToblach (FIS Tour de Ski)ITAStage World Cup712.37
1680706.01.201610 km C MstOberstdorf (FIS Tour de Ski)GERStage World Cup881.58
1680605.01.2016SP C FinalOberstdorf (FIS Tour de Ski)GERStage World Cup22
1680605.01.2016SP C QualOberstdorf (FIS Tour de Ski)GERQualification1367.37
1680403.01.20165 km F PursuitLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIStage World Cup435.95
1680302.01.201615 km C MstLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIStage World Cup652.70
1680201.01.2016SP F FinalLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIStage World Cup19
1680201.01.2016SP F QualLenzerheide (FIS Tour de Ski)SUIQualification1644.28
1679020.12.201510 km CToblachITAWorld Cup524.45
1678313.12.2015SP F FinalDavosSUIWorld Cup43
1678313.12.2015SP F QualDavosSUIQualification43102.55
1678212.12.201515 km FDavosSUIWorld Cup738.84
1677505.12.2015Skiathlon7.5km/7.5km C/FLillehammerNORWorld Cup349.32
1676929.11.201510 km C PursuitRukaFINStage World Cup639.60
1676929.11.2015Overall StandingsRukaFINWorld Cup622.22
1676828.11.20155 km FRukaFINStage World Cup220.59
1676727.11.2015SP C FinalRukaFINStage World Cup13
1676727.11.2015SP C QualRukaFINQualification1147.02

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