January 14, 2022
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Merus Power congratulates Finnish Sports Personality of the Year 2021 and Olympic medalist in Men’s 200m breaststroke Matti Mattsson

Matti Mattsson is a Finnish swimmer and Olympic medalist with several achievements in both Finland and abroad. In men’s 200m breaststroke, he has won the Olympic bronze in the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics and the World Championship bronze in 2013 in Barcelona. Matti won his first Finnish championship medal at the age of 15.

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Matti Mattsson, Finnish Sports Personality of the Year 2021

Life as an athlete and the journey to achievements is never easy. We have the privilege to follow Matti pursuing his dreams in sports with persistence, perseverance, and faith in the future. During his long career of swimming, Matti also faced challenges which he managed to overcome and become an even better swimmer and athlete.

Matti’s family is important for him, and it gives meaning to his life, brings him peace, and strengthens his mind. As an athlete, Matti values quality and enjoys quality work, he is also able to be fully present in the moment. When focusing on swimming a 200m breaststroke as fast as possible, his mantra is “there and back, there and back”.


Matti Mattsson and Jonna Kannosto, Marketing and Communications Director of Merus Power
Photo: Tomi Glad

Merus Power has been supporting Matti Mattsson’s journey as an athlete towards the 2024 Paris Olympics since the fall of 2021. We wish Matti, his family, and his whole team a tremendous amount of good luck!