Sophia is an International Olympic Committee Young Leader and Olympic alpine skier who competed at the Vancouver2010 Olympic Games together with her brother. After graduating from the Paracelsus Medical University of Salzburg she is now a resident doctor at the Department of Visceral Surgery and Transplantation at the University Hospital in Zurich. Next to her medical career, she tries to remain engaged in sports and the Olympic Movement. In 2018 she was appointed to the World Sailing Medical Commission. In her work as an IOC Young Leader, Sophia founded “Winds of Change”, a project aiming to create the first bi-communal Cypriot sailing team that will sail around the divided island together.