Malin Trollsas
Malin  Trollsas
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Danderyd, Sweden

High School:
Danderyds Gymnasium

Event:
Distance


2017 Track:
Indoor: Member of DMR unit that finished second at the Bob Pollock Memorial. Outdoor: Raced a season-best time of 2:25.83 in the 800m at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

2016 Cross Country:
Did not compete.

2016 Track:
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Finished 18th in the 800m at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 2:18.84 … Along with Haley Anderson, Amy Ruiz and Caroline Kissel, finished 14th with a time of 12:18.21 in the DMR at the Penn Relays.

2015 Cross Country:
Finished 12th at the Gene Mullin Invitational with a 5k time of 20:11.3 … Finished 35th at the JSU/Struts Invitational with a 4k time of 15:31.2.

2015 Track:
Indoor: Started off the season strong at the Orange & Purple Classic with a seventh-place finish in the 800 meters with a time of 2:21.24 … Helped the 4x400-meter relay team to a ninth-place finish and a time of 4:01.14 at the Auburn Invitational. Outdoor:  Helped the 4x400-meter relay team to eighth place at the Yellow Jacket Invite … Ran a season-best 800m (2:17.48) at the Georgia Tech Invite.

2014 Cross Country:
Competed in four races ... Finished with a 5K time of 19:27 at the Florida Moutain Dew Invitational ... Had a strong performance at the Upstate Invitational, crossing the line in 19:27.

2014 Track:
Indoor: Helped the 4x400-meter relay team to a fifth-place finish at the Vanderbilt Invite with a time of 3:52.03 ... Ran a leg of the DMR that finished fourth in a time of 12:17.80 at the Samford Invite. Outdoor: Finished second in the 800 meters (2:13.59) at the Georgia Invite ... Ran a leg of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed sixth in a time of 9:07.72 at the Florida Relays.

In Danderyd, Sweden:
Competed for the Danderyds sportsclub for eight years ... Father Per-Jonas Trollsås was her coach ... The 2010 and 2012 Stockholm champion in the 400 meters ... The 2011 Stockholm District Champion in the 300-meter hurdles and the 400 meters ... Part of the 3x800-meter relay team that won the 2012 Junior National meet in Sodertälje, Sweden ... Placed fourth in both the 400 and 800 meters at the 2010 Youth National in Karlstad, Sweden.

Personal:
Full name is Malin Kristina Trollsås ... Born Jan. 12, 1993 in Taby, Sweden ... Parents are Per-Jonas and Kristina Trollsås ... Sister to Rickard ... Grandfather Per-Ove Trollsås finished second in the European championships in the 400-meter hurdles in 1958 ... Chose Georgia Tech because of its high academic standards, opportunity to develop as an athlete and the location of the campus ... Majoring in industrial design.