Rad claims fourth gold medal for Ukraine at 2018 Winter Paralympics


Patmore won bronze in the 200m T46 in London and 100m gold at the Commonwealth Games in the same class eight years ago.

Lee, whose paralysis is due to Guillain-Barre syndrome, which he suffered at age 10, will compete in three more events at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics before its closing Sunday. He held this for several more competitors before slipping down into silver and then finally bronze, 4.76s behind the gold medalist Aleksei Bugaev, a Neutral Paralympic Athlete.

Ukraine, Canada, Germany, Slovakia, and Switzerland each won a gold on the first day to join the three winter sports powerhouses atop the medal table. Adam's time in Part 1 puts him squarely in the medal hunt, with Part 2 - Slalom - coming up from 7pm NZT tonight on DUKE.

The US team, the biggest at the Winter Paralympics with 69 athletes, was at the head with unexpected victories of the biathlon combining skiing and shooting.

"Incredible! Congratulations to Taras, as well as to Ihor Reptiukh, who received silver, and to Liudmyla Liashenko who took bronze".

Gretsch finished first in the women's sit ski. On Tuesday, he earned ninth place in the men's 12.5km sitting biathlon. Marie and guide Jack Leitch won the first Canadian gold in the visually impaired downhill.

She has bronze medals in alpine skiing from Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014 and cycling in Rio 2016.

In wheelchair curling, Canada lost both games on Monday.

With the 17 goals, Canada has now scored 991 since Hockey Canada took over the sledge hockey program in 2004. Italy beat Norway 3-2 in the penalty shootout in a nerve-racking opening game.