Anna Angelica Urlica Roos

Further Personal Information
Residence
Gothenburg, SWE
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Swedish
Higher education
Finance, Public Administration - University of Gothenburg: Sweden
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began weightlifting in 2009.
Why this sport?
She had always been involved in sports, especially handball and athletics. She took up weightlifting as a way of improving her performance in the other sports she was interested in. "In 2009 weightlifting came into the picture, but more as complementary training for athletics. I quickly discovered that it was really fun to lift heavy weights and that I had some talent for it."
Club / Team
Mossebergs AK: Gothenburg, SWE
General Interest
Injuries
She was affected by several minor injuries at the beginning of 2017. (sverigesradio.se, 01 Apr 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (angelicaroos.com, 23 Feb 2017)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first female athlete to represent Sweden in weightlifting at the Olympic Games when she competed at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 24 Oct 2017; sverigesradio.se, 11 Jan 2017)

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