Sweden names three European champions to Baku 2015 wrestling team

Baku, April 25, AZERTAC

Three European champions and one world champion have been appointed to Sweden's wrestling team for Baku 2015.

Swedish officials named six women's Freestyle wrestlers and seven Greco-Roman wrestlers for the Baku 2015 European Games.

Among them is the 2012 world champion in the 72kg weight class Jenny Fransson, who will fight at 69kg in Baku. Three-time European champion Sofia Mattsson will compete at 55kg, while her sister, two-time European champion Johanna Mattsson, was chosen for 60kg. 2012 European champion Henna Johansson will represent Sweden at 63kg.

The other women Freestyle wrestlers will be Josefine Frederiksen at 48kg and Fredrika Peterson at 53kg.

Sweden's wrestling leaders also named their Greco-Roman team, which will be led by London 2012 Olympian Robert Rosengren at 75kg as well as Theodoros Tounousidis, the Beijing 2008 Olympian and 2009 Mediterranean Games silver medallist at 96kg.

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