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Milenina leads Russian medal haul in PyeongChang with cross-country sprint gold

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Milenina leads Russian medal haul in PyeongChang with cross-country sprint gold

Polish skier Igor Sikorski on Wednesday won the bronze in the giant slalom in Pyeongchang, the first medal for his country in the Paralympic Winter Games. Patmore beat Italy's Manuel Pozzerle in the two-man final.

After previously ignoring the Summer Paralympics, swimmer Rim Ju Song became North Korea's first Paralympian at London in 2012, followed by two more athletes at Rio 2016.

All in all, with its six medals - one gold, three silver medals, and two bronze medals - Belarus is now on the 9th place in the medal standings.

Patmore's performance vanquishes fears Australia would go medal-less at a Winter Paralympics for the first time since Innsbruck in 1988.

Canada's most decorated Winter Paralympian is back on the hunt for more medals.

Canada's Alana Ramsay competes in the Standing Women's Super-G in Alpine Skiing at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang on March 11, 2018.

"Sometime it's our day, sometime's is Simmi's day but celebrate all the wins as a team". She also won bronze in cycling at the 2016 Rio Paralympics after she switched sports.

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Patmore with his historic gold.

"I was pretty gutted, my qualification runs showed the way I normally snowboard and I was feeling really good, my opponent qualified 12th and that's normally an easy win for me", said Pick, who lost his leg in combat in Afghanistan. "You just keep pushing do you can get those highs again".

On a disappointing note for the Australian team, flag bearer Joany Badenhorst had to withdraw from competition after injuring her left knee cap during training on Saturday.

Earlier, his compatriots Sean Pollard (upper limb) and Ben Tudhope (lower-limb category two) finished ninth and 10th respectively in the event.

The United States, undefeated and unscored on in three games during Group B play, faces Italy at 7 a.m. Thursday.

Until March 18, OMEGA will be behind the clock in every single sport, just as it has done at 28 Olympic Games.

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