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Axel Filip Silvstrand Olsson

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Uddevalla, SWE
Languages
English, Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2011.
Club / Team
IK Drivringen: Trollhättan, SWE
Name of coach
Jorgen Lundgren [national], SWE
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

General interest

Hobbies
Going to the gym, paddling, skiing, travelling. (luf.se, 07 May 2015; Team Sweden Sledge Hockey Facebook page, 03 Mar 2015)
Hero / Idol
Swedish Para ice hockey player Peter Ojala. (bohuslaningen.se, 08 Nov 2012)
Other sports
He competed in Para canoe sprint at the 2016 World Championships in Duisburg, Germany. He has also played wheelchair floorball at international level. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 May 2016; bohuslaningen.se, 08 Nov 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (bohuslaningen.se, 05 Feb 2015)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida and is paralysed from the knees down. (bohuslaningen.se, 28 Jan 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group A 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group A 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group A - Standings 2014-03-11 4
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 201
Mixed Classification 7-8 2014-03-14 102