Skier Adam Hall claims gold at Paralympics

18 March, 2018, 01:59 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
  • 15 2018 shows North Korean athletes and officials who took part in the Pyeong Chang Winter Paralympics leaving a border checkpoint to return home

On the penultimate day of the Games, the United States took a dominant lead in the medal table with 35 medals in total, including 12 golds, 15 silvers and eight bronzes. "You make a dream or goal, and you can achieve it, whether it's starting from the smallest province or a small town, you can get onto the world stage, you can win Paralympic titles".

Japanese snowboarder Gurimu Narita has won gold in men's banked slalom at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics.

He and Finnish para nordic skier Sini Pyy will be presented with their awards at the closing ceremony on Sunday.

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Belarusian athletes picked up six medals in biathlon events at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, BelTA informs.

In the men's 10K classic visually impaired classification, Jake Adicoff and guide Sawyer Kesselheim skied to a silver medal, the first of the Paralympics for Adicoff.

Six more medals were won in biathlon on the fourth day with 18-year-old Taras Rad demonstrating extreme competitiveness, overcoming American Daniel Cnossen in the men's 12.5-km sitting event, gaining time in his final turns and shooting a flawless 20 for 20, to win the gold medal by 1:01.7 seconds. The second bronze was won by skier Corey Peters in the men's downhill on day one of the games. His teammate Anatolii Kovalevskyi won the bronze medal in the same event. 'Of course I would have liked to have had more time to prepare and I am not as fit as I could be, but I feel good, ' she told the Volkskrant before the games.

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The 28-year-old, a victor of five medals at the Games, including two golds, was chosen by a vote of fellow American athletes.

Four-time Paralympian Tyler Walker won silver in the sitting slalom to go along with the silver he won in giant slalom earlier in the week, his first two medals ever coming at the Games. It was his fourth medal of these Games. The Russian finished in 37:42.6, with a flawless performance.

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