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SILVSTRAND OLSSON Filip
Sport Para Canoe Sprint, Para ice hockey
NPC Sweden   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthVaxholm, SWE
Human Interest
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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 Team  
World Championship - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
8 2013 Team  
6 2017 Team  
World Championships - Para Canoe Sprint
Rank Year Event Result
18 2016 Kayak single KL2 200m 53.088
16 2017 Kayak single KL2 200m 50.876
European Championships - Para Canoe Sprint
Rank Year Event Result
10 2016 Kayak single KL2 200m 49.648