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Matilda Algotsson

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Height  1.61 m (5 ft 3 ⁄2 in)
Former coach  Sofia Rahme
Skating club  Solna SC
Home town  Enebyberg
Coach  Cecilia Willberg
Choreographer  Cecilia Willberg
Training locations  Solna, Sweden
Country represented  Sweden

Born  29 May 1998 (age 18) (1998-05-29) Stockholm, Sweden

Matilda Algotsson (born 29 May 1998) is a Swedish figure skater. She is the 2015 Volvo Open Cup champion, the 2015 Nordic junior champion, and a two-time Swedish national senior medalist. She has qualified to the free skate at two ISU Championships.

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Personal life

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Matilda Algotsson was born on 29 May 1998 in Stockholm, Sweden. The middle child of Johanna and Anders Algotsson, she has an older sister, Emma, and younger brother, Rickard.

Career

Algotsson started skating in 2003.

2013–14 season

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In the 2013–14 season, Algotsson won the Swedish national junior title and three international medals on the junior level – bronze at the MNNT Cup, silver at the Sarajevo Open, and bronze at the Nordics. She was assigned to represent Sweden at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, but was eliminated after placing 28th in the short program.

2014–15 season

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In 2014–15, Algotsson debuted on the ISU Junior Grand Prix series, placing 20th in Japan. She repeated as the Swedish national junior champion and won junior gold at the Nordics.

2015–16 season

Matilda Algotsson 2016 ISU Junior Grand Prix Ljubljana Ladies Short Program

Algotsson placed 7th at her 2015–16 JGP assignment in Zagreb, Croatia. Making her senior international debut, she won gold at the Volvo Open Cup in November 2015. After winning the senior bronze medal at the Swedish Championships, she was named in Sweden's team to the 2016 European Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia. Ranked 18th in the short program, she qualified for the free skate where she placed 10th, lifting her to 13th overall. At the 2016 World Junior Championships, she placed 30th in the short program and did not advance further.

2016–17 season

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Algotsson was awarded the silver medal at the Swedish Championships, having placed second to Joshi Helgesson. She reached the free skate at the 2017 European Championships in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Competitive highlights

CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix

References

Matilda Algotsson Wikipedia


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