Skier Sin Eui-hyun Wins S. Korea's First Winter Paralympic Gold

18 March, 2018, 02:10 | Author: Mable Gonzales
  • The team of Seo Soon-seok Bang Min-ja Cha Jae-goan Jung Seung-won and Lee Dong-ha beat China 7-6 in their last qualifying match at the Pyeong Chang Paralympics to finish the round-robin preliminary stage with nine wins and two losses

Snowboarder Bibian Mentel has won her second gold medal of the Paralympic winter games in Pyeongchang in South Korea, despite finishing cancer treatment just a few weeks ago.

South Korea will play its semifinals game on Friday against Norway, which finished fourth in the qualifying round with seven wins and four losses.

"It's so surreal to think that I'll be carrying the nation's flag and representing all of Team USA", Masters said.

Minor threw down a massive third run to win the men's upper limb classification.

Pollard finished more than three seconds behind Minor, while missed a medal by 1.78 seconds. Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?

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It is also Sin's second medal at the PyeongChang Games after a bronze medal in the men's 15 kilometer sitting cross-country skiing last Sunday.

Canada's curling team, which includes Marie Wright of Moose Jaw, has won bronze at the Pyeongchang Paralympics.

Masters' five-medal haul in Pyeongchang has increased her Paralympic count to eight between Nordic skiing and rowing. The best time determines the victor. Strong, who lead the historic US men's snowboard-cross podium sweep in Sochi, came away with the final medal to close out Team USA's snowboarding campaign in PyeongChang with 13 total medals. "I didn't even know I was the leader until I reached the finish line". "I'm so excited for her". "I can't be happier".

Mike MinorOn winning his first Paralympic gold medal."It hasn't set in yet". "And I did and I ended up with a bit of road rash". So I'm really proud of how everyone played (Thursday). "Eventually we broke through and got the first one and the next, and then we got rolling - and that's a good lesson going into the next game". "I hope many people with disabilities can get encouragement by watching my performance". Noah ran an incredible run and I just couldn't quite match it. I never thought I'd have the chance to do this again. "Our families became a family and on the ice we were just like a family. This is awesome and so much fun and I'm excited about it".

Added Forrest: "In this field, a medal is a huge win".

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