Sophia Mulanovich managed to make history in the sport after obtaining the title of world surfing champion after competing in the Association of Professional Surfers in 2004. Peru, which has been considered one of the most beautiful countries in America, is home to characters who have She has known how to make a place for herself in different disciplines, and one of them was the surfboard runner, born in Punta Hermosa, Lima, where since she was little she had an affinity with the waves.
Although it was considered the second best surfer in the world in 2007Sofía Mulánovich was able to play her first Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. In this note, we tell you what happened to the athlete who filled Peru with pride.
What is Sofia Mulanovich currently doing?
In 2021, Sofía Mulánovich, in an interview with Depor, specified that, after having been focused on training to reach Tokyo 2020, she felt a lot of physical and mental wear; Therefore, she decided to dedicate herself to her family and analyze some projects that she has in mind to carry them out little by little.
According to the athlete, representing Peru in Tokyo 2020 was one of her goals since she was little, and she achieved it when she was 37 years old, because she classified it as a good experience.
“The dream of every athlete is to represent their country in the Olympic Games, thank God I was able to achieve it. After many ups and downs, I will always carry in my heart the power to have represented Peru and to have left everything on the field. The Olympics are the biggest thing in sport, and a kind of spirituality is very much felt. They are moments that I will never forget, ”she expressed,
In addition, she ruled out having retired from surfing, because she will continue surfing as long as her body allows her and she is sure that she can participate in another championship in the future.
“Tokyo 2020 was the biggest goal I’ve ever had. Since I knew that surfing was going to be Olympic, I set out to get to the Olympic Games. If at any time there is a championship that I like to do and if the wave calls me and I want to compete, I will continue doing it. I do not want to say that I am retiring, one never knows what opportunity is coming. I’m going to surf until the body doesn’t give me, “he added to the aforementioned medium.
Currently, Sofía Mulánovich shares photos with her Instagram followers with her partner and son. In addition to her adventures on waves in the sea in the company of her brother Matías Mulánovich and her father Herbert Mulánovich.
How many titles did Sofia Mulanovich win in surfing?
In 2004, Sofía Mulánovich was the first Peruvian and South American to emerge victorious from the World Surfing Championship organized by the Association of Professional Surfers (ASP), in which she won three of the eight dates. With this, she got the maximum score to obtain the title of the contest. A year later, the athlete returned to participate in the competition, but she took second place.
In the middle of 2006, the surfer obtained a new prize when she won the Honda Women’s US Open of Surfing in Huntington beach, California. After six years, Mulánovich was crowned the best in the women’s category of the ISA China Cup, by achieving first place. In that same year, she was runner-up in the World Surf Tour Championship and second in the Australian Open Surf.