Athlete Profile

Kristina Groves, 25, of Ottawa is the Canadian record holder in the 5,000 metres. She heads to Salt Lake to compete in the 1,500 metres, 3,000 metres and 5,000 metres. At the 1998 National Championships, Groves won a gold medal in the 3,000 metres and 1,500 metres, finishing second overall. At the 2001 World Single Distances Championships, she placed seventh in the 5,000-metre event.