Ukraine wins 16 medals at 2018 Paralympics in PyeongChang

Oscar Cross
March 18, 2018

Moore became the first British boarder to win a World Championship medal, but he hinted his participation at future Paralympic Games is unlikely.

"The message I want to share is I'm hoping that anyone in Canada can look at the performances this week, not only from myself but the entire nordic team, the entire team Canada here in Pyeongchang and see what is possible", Arendz said.

"To have this honour, it's a dream to be at the Games even, and now I'm at my third Games, I have a collection of medals, and now the honour to represent all of Canada with the flag at the closing ceremonies".

This brings the close of New Zealand's efforts at the games in PyeongChang, giving them a total of three medals - one gold and two bronze.

Norway scored a single point in the second end, added two more in the third through a rare mistake from Wang who then levelled the scores in the fourth end with a hit for one point.

Sin was the interim leader until the 5.9km mark.

Part-time Maui resident Evan Strong bounced back from a fourth-place finish earlier this week to capture the silver medal in banked slalom at the Pyeongchang Paralympic Games on Friday.

Collin Cameron of Bracebridge, Ont., started Friday's march to the podium, winning bronze in the sitting 15K race.

This is the first time that the US will face Canada in the Paralympic gold-medal game.

The country beat Italy 1-0 in the bronze medal match, cheered by the home crowd including South Korean President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook.

Arendz, who lost his left arm when he toppled into a grain auger at age seven, raced to one gold, one silver, and three bronze in Pyeongchang, competing nearly daily in a gruelling schedule of both biathlon and cross-country skiing.

The 28-year-old from Hartsville, P.E.I., finally captured the one medal missing from his Paralympic collection.

The NPA refers to Russian para-athletes in PyeongChang as Russians were banned from competing under their national flag for the alleged state-sponsored doping scandal.

Finally, in alpine skiing, Jamie Stanton won his first medal in the men's standing slalom.

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