Cindy Klassen

Born: August 12, 1979
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Event: Speed Skating, Cycling

Canada Games

  • Member of Team Manitoba in the 1995, 1999 and 2001 Games
  • Ranked 5th in the Women’s Road Race Cycling event in 2001
  • Placed 9th in the Women’s Individual Time Trials in Cycling (2001)
  • Finished 32nd in the Cycling Women’s Cross Country event in 2001
  • Finished 25th in the Women’s Criterium (Cycling) in 2001

Career Highlights

  • Three-time Olympian
  • Her five medals in the 2006 Turin Games was the most won by a Canadian at one Olympics
  • In 2003, won the overall title at the World Speed Skating Championships
  • Tied with Clara Hughes for Canada’s all-time most decorated Olympian with 6 medals
  • Winner of 17 medals at the World Championships
  • Leader of the Adelskalender, the all-time world-ranking for speed skating
  • Third overall at the 2007 World All-round Championships and World Sprint Championships, respectively