Sweden at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

Sweden will compete at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, held between 9–18 March 2018. They send a team of 21 participants in 5 sports.[1]

Sweden at the
2018 Winter Paralympics
Flag of Sweden.svg
IPC codeSWE
NPCSwedish Parasports Federation
in Pyeongchang
Competitors24 in 5 sports
Flag bearerRonny Persson
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Winter Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Silver Zebastian Modin
Guide: Robin Bryntesson
Cross-country skiing Men's 1.5 km sprint visually impaired 14 March

CompetitorsEdit

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 0 1
Biathlon 1 0 1[note 1]
Cross-country skiing 1 0 1[note 1]
Ice sledge hockey 17 0 17
Wheelchair curling 3 2 5
Total 22 2 24

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Aaron Lindström Slalom standing 51.72 10 51.23 5 1:42.95 7
Giant slalom standing 1:12.19 20 1:12.97 18 2:25.16 16
Super-G standing N/A 1:31.77 18

BiathlonEdit

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Zebastian Modin
Guide: Johannes Andersson
7.5 km visually impaired 21:59.3 5 (4+1) 7

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men's distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Zebastian Modin
Guide: Johannes Andersson
10 km free visually impaired Did not finish
20 km free visually impaired 47:28.9 4
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Zebastian Modin
Guide: Robin Bryntesson
1.5 km sprint visually impaired 3:27.96 1 Q N/A 4:21.4 1 Q 4:05.7  

Para ice hockeyEdit

Summary
Team Group stage Semifinal / Pl. Final / BM / Pl.
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sweden men's   Canada
L 0–17
  Italy
L 0–2
  Norway
L 1–3
4   Czech Republic
L 3–4 GWS
  Japan
W 5–1
7

Roster: Daniel Cederstam, Maximillian Gyllsten, Christian Hedberg, Markus Holm, Kenth Jonsson, Göran Karlsson, Per Kasperi, Niklas Ingvarsson, Rasmus Lundgren, Martin Magnevill, Robin Meng, Andreas Nejman, Peter Nilsson, Ulf Nilsson, Peter Ojala, Niklas Rakos, Anders Wistrand

Preliminary round
Pos Team Pld W OTW OTL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Canada 3 3 0 0 0 35 0 +35 9 Semifinals
2   Italy 3 1 1 0 1 5 12 −7 5
3   Norway 3 1 0 1 1 5 12 −7 4 5–8th place semifinals
4   Sweden 3 0 0 0 3 1 22 −21 0
10 March 2018
19:00
Canada  17–0
(7–0, 5–0, 5–0)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,445
12 March 2018
19:00
Italy  2–0
(1–0, 0–0, 1–0)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 4,322
13 March 2018
15:30
Norway  3–1
(1–0, 1–0, 1–1)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,059
5–8th place semifinal
14 March 2018
16:00
Czech Republic  4–3 GWS
(1–2, 0–1, 2–0)
(OT: 0–0)
(SO: 1–0)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 6,032
Seventh place game
16 March 2018
16:00
Japan  1–5
(0–1, 1–2, 0–2)
  SwedenGangneung Hockey Centre
Attendance: 5,979

Wheelchair curlingEdit

Summary
Team Event Group stage Tiebreaker Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Viljo Petersson Dahl
Ronny Persson
Mats-Ola Engborg
Kristina Ulander
Zandra Reppe
Mixed   CHN
L 4–9
  CAN
L 4–8
  USA
L 2–10
  SVK
L 3–8
  GBR
L 1–6
  NOR
W 5–4
  GER
W 9–5
  FIN
L 5–6
  KOR
L 2–4
  NPA
W 7–3
  SUI
W 5–3
10 Did not advance

Final round robin standings[2]

Key
Teams to playoffs
Pos
Country
Skip W L PF PA Ends Won Ends Lost Blank Ends Stolen Ends Shot %
1   South Korea Seo Soon-seok 9 2 65 51 38 36 9 11 66%
2   Canada Mark Ideson 9 2 74 45 47 28 6 27 62%
3   China Wang Haitao 9 2 85 42 43 32 2 16 67%
4   Norway Rune Lorentsen 7 4 55 57 41 35 5 15 58%
5   Neutral Paralympic Athletes Konstantin Kurokhtin 5 6 61 63 44 37 2 23 62%
6   Switzerland Felix Wagner 5 6 56 63 36 45 2 11 61%
7   Great Britain Aileen Neilson 5 6 57 53 41 33 6 20 62%
8   Germany Christiane Putzich 5 6 57 68 37 39 5 16 54%
9   Slovakia Radoslav Ďuriš 4 7 62 72 39 46 1 11 57%
10   Sweden Viljo Petersson Dahl 4 7 47 66 29 45 8 8 57%
11   Finland Sari Karjalainen 2 9 53 87 35 46 1 11 51%
12   United States Kirk Black 2 9 58 63 37 45 3 12 60%
Round-robin

Sweden has a bye in draws 1, 3, 8, 11, 13 and 15.

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Zebastian Modin will take part in two sports; biathlon and cross-country skiing.

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hjelmberg, Henrik. "Svenska truppen till Paralympics uttagen". Sveriges Paralympiska Kommitté. Archived from the original on 26 February 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Wheelchair Curling – Mixed – Competition Summary" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 15 March 2018.