Paralympics: Polish skier Sikorski wins bronze in giant slalom

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The 30-year-old has followed in the footsteps of Jess Gallagher, who claimed bronze medals in alpine skiing from Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014 and in cycling in Rio 2016.

"The biggest thing about coming in mid-race is I have to remember that I'm fresh and Brian has already skied 10 kilometres", said Kennedy.

Thus, the Ukrainian Paralympic team has 15 awards in the overall medal standings: five gold, four silver and six bronze medals.

"I think any athlete should give any sport a go".

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Mollie Jepsen's stellar Games continued with a bronze medal in the women's giant slalom standing event. "But he's so fit that it's not really a problem". I know everything is going well. They both raced well, making it through the first two qualifying runs but missing out on a quarter-final spot. In the sixth end, South Korea surrendered four points and chose to forfeit the match.

Those fears were heightened one day ago when world number two snowboarder and team co-captain Joany Badenhorst was ruled out of competition with a knee injury. This is Melissa's third consecutive winter Paralympics and it's a well-deserved result.

In wheelchair curling, Canada had a very impressive come from behind 8-5 win over China. There may be one player having a bad game, but we know how to pick each other up.

"I wasn't aware of this record, but it is pretty cool".

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During the games that followed the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February, North Korea sent two Paralympic athletes, Kim Jong Hyon, 17, and Ma Yu Chol, 27, who participated in the cross-country skiing competition.

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