Sofia Magdalena
MATTSSON

SWE

Age

33 y/o | Seniors

Style

Women's wrestling

Weight

53 kg

UWW Rank

52

About Sofia Magdalena

Born in Gallivare, Sweden, Sofia MATTSSON (SWE) is a bronze medalist from the Rio Olympics at 53kg. Tokyo will be her third trip to the Games after she competed in London and Rio. In London, she lost to Clarissa CHUN of USA, but four years later she made it to the semifinal, defeating Odunayo ADEKUOROYE of Nigeria on the way, before losing to eventual champion Helen MAROULIS of USA. She came back to win the bronze medal. A world champion in 2009, Mattsson is a four-time silver medalist at Worlds and four-time European champion. Mattsson, a two-time junior world medalist, qualified for the Tokyo Games by winning the European Qualifiers by defeating Stalvira ORSHUSH of Russia in Budapest. At 2019 Worlds, she lost to Vinesh PHOGAT of India and exited the tournament.