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Marvin Crawford

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMarvin Leaman•Crawford
Used nameMarvin•Crawford
Born30 July 1932 in Denver, Colorado (USA)
Died10 January 2004 in Colorado Springs, Colorado (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States


Marvin Crawford started ski jumping at age 12, but switched to the Nordic combined two years later. He eventually won the multiple championships in Nordic combined in the United States. He later worked for IBM in Denver and in real estate development and as an insurance broker in Steamboat Springs.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) USA Marvin Crawford
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) United States 12
Nordic Combined (Skiing) USA Marvin Crawford
Individual, Men (Olympic) 23

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