Milenina leads Russian medal haul in PyeongChang with cross-country sprint gold
Mar 14 2018 by Desiree Burns
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.
"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.