Canada's women's soccer team pose with their London 2012 medals

Sophie Schmidt

Médailles d’Équipe Canada

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Sophie Schmidt is a four-time Olympian who won gold at Tokyo 2020 after back-to-back bronze medals at London 2012 and Rio 2016. Schmidt appeared in one game for Canada in Tokyo, playing full time in the final preliminary round match against Great Britain. At Rio 2016, she played in all six of Canada’s matches and scored the goal in Canada’s 1-0 win over France in the quarterfinal.

Schmidt made her debut in the Canadian youth program in 2003 as a 14-year-old. The next year she competed at the FIFA U-19 Women’s World Cup. Schmidt debuted for the senior national team as a 16-year-old in April 2005 but continued to play with the U-20 team at the 2006 FIFA U-20 World Cup, as well as the CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championships in 2006 and 2008, winning silver and gold, respectively.

Schmidt has competed at four editions of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019. She also won a gold medal with Canada at the 2011 Pan Am Games in Guadalajara.

A Little More About Sophie

Getting into the Sport: Has been playing soccer since she could run but first played with an organized team at age 8… Outside Interests: Enjoys reading, photography, video editing, cooking, hiking… Graduated from the University of Portland with a Bachelor of Arts in Life Science and German in December 2010… Odds and Ends: Nickname: Soph… Role model is former American great Michelle Akers for her grit and heart while playing… Favorite Quote: « Have I not commanded you; be strong and courageous.  Do not be terrified or dismayed for the Lord your God is with you always. » Joshua 1:9…

Faits saillants olympiques

Jeux Sport Épreuve Rang
Beijing 2008Football (Soccer)Women8
London 2012Football (Soccer)WomenBronze
Rio 2016Football (Soccer)WomenBronze
Tokyo 2020Football (Soccer)WomenGold

Palmarès international

Olympic Games: 2020 – GOLD; 2016 – BRONZE; 2012 – BRONZE; 2008 – 8th

FIFA World Cup: 2019 – Round of 16; 2015 – QF; 2011 – group stage; 2007 – group stage

Pan American Games: 2011 – GOLD

CONCACAF Olympic Qualifier: 2020 – SILVER; 2016 – SILVER; 2012 – SILVER; 2008 – SILVER

CONCACAF U-20: 2008 – GOLD, 2006 – SILVER