Sofia Olofsson receives IWGA Athlete of the Year Award at SportAccord Convention
IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016, IFMA multiple World And European Champion Sofia Olofsson received her trophy at an award ceremony organised in conjunction with the ARISF/IWGA/AIMS dinner at the SportAccord Convention in Aarhus, Denmark.
Sofia won the title convincingly in an online vote where she received over 39 % of the votes. IWGA President José Perurena handed over the Athlete of the Year trophy and a Tissot watch to Olofsson, double World Champion and European Champion in Muaythai in 2016. President Perurena praised the athlete for her outstanding results both in the sport and in the fan vote for Athlete of the Year.
Sofia Olofsson thanked the IWGA and her fans for this recognition. She further extended her thanks to IFMA and thanked them for their strong support. She concluded her thank you speech by saying that she is very much looking forward to The World Games, and her aim is to continue the success: she aims for gold this summer in Wroclaw!
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