Laura Wilson

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameLaura M.•Wilson (-Todd)
Used nameLaura•Wilson
Born27 September 1969 in Utica, New York (USA)
Measurements173 cm / 61 kg
AffiliationsSun Valley Ski Club, Sun Valley (USA)
NOC United States

Biography

Laura Wilson was a cross-country skier who competed at the 1994 and 1998 Winter Olympics. Wilson started out as an Alpine skier, but converted to cross-country and became a four-time US junior champion. She would later win five US senior titles. Wilson attended the University of Vermont where she won four NCAA individual titles, winning in both freestyle and classical in 1990-91, made first-team All-American all four years, and led the Catamounts to the NCAA team title in 1990. Wilson was inducted into the University of Vermont Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Vermont Sports Hall of Fame in 2015.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1994 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Laura Wilson
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 35
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 49
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 10
1998 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Laura Wilson
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 65
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 53
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 36
5/10 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 57
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) United States 15