Sweden

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Sixth-ranked Team Sweden is a young team, but a combination of speed and aggressiveness has them climbing up the international ranks quickly. Sweden is coached by former Canadian head coach Marco Dispaltro, who keeps the team grounded in the fundamentals.

Team Highlights

1995: 6th – World Championships, Nottwill, SWI
1996: 5th – Paralympics, Atlanta, USA
1998: 4th – World Championships, Toronto, CAN
2000: 6th – Paralympics, Sydney, AUS
2002: 7th – World Championships, Gothenberg, SWE
2006: 9th - World Championships, Christchurch, NZL

Game Schedule and Results

Game Court Date Teams Results Stats
Game 3 1 Sep. 21, 12:00 pm SWE vs FIN SWE 57 - FIN 54 Download
Game 10 2 Sep. 22, 12:00 pm SWE vs GBR SWE 46 - GBR 45 Download
Game 18 2 Sep. 23, 12:00 pm CAN vs SWE CAN 51 - SWE 52 Download
Game 22 2 Sep. 23, 7:00 pm USA vs SWE USA 62 - SWE 27 Download
Game 25 1 Sep. 24, 12:00 pm SWE vs GER SWE 51 - GER 41 Download
Game 36 2 Sep. 25, 2:00 pm AUS vs SWE AUS 56 - SWE 38 Download
Game 41 1 Sep. 26, 1:00 pm SWE vs JPN SWE 47 - JPN 53 Download

Team Roster

Alfredo Alvarez

Alfredo Alvarez
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1.5

Andreas Collin

Andreas Collin
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24
2.5
Gothenburg, SWE
Gothenburg, SWE
2004
His nickname is Potter ("Lillen" in Swedish).

Stefan Jansson

Stefan Jansson
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25
1.5
Kristinehamn, SWE
2004
He's a nice guy.

Magnus Krossén

Magnus Krossén
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45
1.0
Stockholm, SWE
Spanga, SWE
1993
He has actually had two spinal cord injuries! The first one made him a class 2.0. The second made him a 1.0.

Rickard Lindqvist

Rickard Lindqvist
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34
3.0
Oslo/Gothenberg, SWE
Norway and Sweden
2009
He owns a clothing business.

Rickard Löfgren

Rickard Löfgren
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39
0.5
Stockholm, SWE
Stockholm, SWE
2003
He is a Metalhead.

Mikael Norlin

Mikael Norlin
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36
3.5
Malmo, SWE
Malmo, SWE
2006
He works in tech support/ system and network administration.

John Olsson

John Olsson
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30
0.5
Malmo, SWE
Malmo, SWE
2009
His nickname is Cakes.

Tobias Sandberg

Tobias Sandberg
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26
3.5
Malmo, SWE
Malmo, SWE
2007
He likes to play Playstation 3

Per-Johan Uhlmann

Per-Johan Uhlmann
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35
3.5
Malmo, SWE
Malmo, SWE
2008
His sport motto is "faster, harder, better."

Mikael Vidlund

Mikael Vidlund
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31
2.5
Stockholm, SWE
Stockholm, SWE
2005
He works in Stocks.

Mikael Wahlberg

Mikael Wahlberg
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30
0.5
Åbyn, Burträsk
Stockholm, SWE
2009
He is a farmboy and was born in snowy northern Sweden.