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Sofia Goggia

Sofia Goggia
By Eurosport

31/10/2017 at 12:00Updated 31/10/2017 at 13:00

Sofia Goggia is one of the rising stars of alpine skiing and will be making her Winter Olympics debut with a medal on her mind.

  • Name - Sofia Goggia
  • Date of Birth - 15/11/1992
  • Place of Birth - Bergamo, Italy
  • Sport/Discipline - Alpine skiing
  • Honours - World Championships: Bronze x1

Finishing third in the World Cup overall race in 2017 was proof of Goggia's progression as a skier of great ability.

Goggia also came second in the downhill World Cup standings for the season, third in the giant slalom, sixth in the super-G and eighth in the combined. She does not compete in slalom.

Goggia made her World Championship debut in 2013 at the age of 20, finishing an impressive fourth in the super-G in Schladming.

In 2017 she won her first World Championship medal, claiming bronze in the giant slalom in St Moritz.

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