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MATTSSON Sofia
Sweden
SWE
SofiaMATTSSON
Date of Birth11/11/1989 - Gallivare (SWE)
Age25
Height163 cm/5'4"
Weight53kg/116lbs
GenderW
Medals
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Profile

NicknameSofia
School, universityLunds University Campus Helsingborg
Started competing2004
Language(s) spokenSwedish (native), English, Spanish
Club nameGallivare Sport Club
CoachFariborz Besarati (team)
Hobbies

Being outside in the nature

Major sporting achievements

2014 WCh (Tashkent), 53 kg – 2nd | ECh (Vantaa), 55 kg – 1st
2013 ECh (Tbilisi), 55 kg – 1st
2012 OG (London) –7th | ECh (Belgrade), 55 kg – 2nd
2011 WCh (Istanbul), 59 kg – 2nd
2010 WCh (Moscow), 51 kg – 3rd | ECh (Baku), 51 kg – 1st
2009 WCh (Herning), 51 kg –1st
2008 OG (Beijing) – 12th

Key: OG = Olympic Games | YOG = Youth Olympic Games |WCh = World Championships | WJCh = World Junior Championships | ECh = European Championship | EJCh = European Junior Championships |NCh = National Championships | NJCh = National Junior Championships

Most memorable performance

2009 WCh (Herning), 51 kg – 1st
My first gold medal as a young girl at the European Cadet Championships in 2004

Additional information / What would you like people to know about you?

I was born and raised in Gallivare and started to wrestle when I was six years old.

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