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INFORMATION on participation of Russian athletes at the XII Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in (Republic of Korea)

18 March 2018

the XII Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Republic of Korea) (hereinafter – Games-2018) were held in the period from 9 to 18 March 2018.

80 sets of medals in the following disciplines were played on Games-2018:

·      Alpine skiing – 30

·      Cross-country skiing – 20

·      Biathlon – 18

·      Snowboard – 10

·      Wheelchair Curling – 1

·      Para Ice Hockey – 1

The Russian athletes at the XII Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Republic of Korea) as neutral participants took 2nd place in the unofficial overall teams’ standings, winning 8 gold, 10 silver and 6 bronze medals (total 24) in biathlon, cross-country skiing and alpine skiing.

The largest number of medals from Russian athletes at the XII Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games won Ekaterina Rumyantseva: three gold (biathlon: 6km, 10km; cross country skiing 15km, among standing women) and two silver medals.

Two-times champions become:

-       Mikhalina Lysova and guide-athlete Alexey Ivanov (biathlon: sprint, 12.5km, among women with visual impairments), who also won three silver and one bronze medals in biathlon and cross-country skiing;

-       Anna Milenina (cross-country skiing: sprint, biathlon: 12 km, among standing women), who also won two silver medals in biathlon and one silver medal in cross-country skiing.

Alexey Bugaev won gold (Alpine skiing: super combination, among standing men) and silver (alpine skiing: giant slalom, among standing men) medals at XII Paralympic Games 2018 in Pyeongchang.

Zainullina Marta became the silver and two-times bronze medalist of the Games (biathlon: 10km, cross-country skiing: sprint among sitting women).

Redkozubov Valeriy and guide-athlete Evgeniy Geroev won two bronze medals at the Games 2018 (alpine skiing: super combination and slalom among men with visual impairment).

The bronze medalist also became Irina Gulyaeva (biathlon 10 km among standing women).





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