Matts Olsson

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Matts Olsson
— Alpine skier —
DisciplinesGiant slalom
ClubValfjällets SLK
Born (1988-12-01) 1 December 1988 (age 30)
Karlstad, Sweden
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
World Cup debut28 October 2007 (age 18)
Olympics
Teams2 – (2014, 2018)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams5 – (2007, 201117)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons11 – (200815, 201719)
Wins1 – (1 PG)
Podiums4 – (1 PG, 3 GS)
Overall titles0 – (27th in 2018)
Discipline titles0 – (5th in GS, 2018)

Matts Olsson (born 1 December 1988) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Sweden who races in the giant slalom discipline.

Born in Karlstad, Olsson made his World Cup debut at age 19 in October 2007. He won a bronze medal at the 2011 World Championships in the team event, and finished 18th in the giant slalom,[1] and 24th in the super-G.[2]

Matts Olsson won his first World Cup competition victory in Alta Badia in December 2017 at an evening event in Parallel Giant Slalom.[3] Matts defeated Marcel Hirscher in the semi-final and Henrik Kristoffersen in the final. The victory was Sweden's first World Cup win in Parallel Giant Slalom.

World cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2009 20 145 50
2010 21 0 points
2011 22 63 13 42
2012 23 65 21
2013 24 79 26
2014 25 47 13
2015 26 73 22
2016 27 injured
2017 28 34 8
2018 29 27 5

Race podiums[edit]

  • 4 podiums – (1 PG, 3 GS)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2017 29 Jan 2017 Germany Garmisch, Germany Giant slalom 2nd
4 Mar 2017 Slovenia Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Giant slalom 3rd
2018 18 Dec 2017 Italy Alta Badia, Italy Parallel Giant Slalom 1st
2019 8 Dec 2018 France Val d'Isere, France Giant slalom 3rd

World Championships results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2007 18 28 36
2009 20
2011 22 18 24
2013 24 18 32
2015 26 5
2017 28 6

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2014 25 14
2018 29 10

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