Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

Cross-country skiing to feature thrilling sprint races

Helene Ripa, Mariann Marthinsen and Roman Petushkov are all racing for gold in Sochi on the fifth day of competition. 12 Mar 2014
Helene Ripa

Helene Ripa won gold at Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in the women's 15km standing cross-country skiing race and silver in the mixed team relay.

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By Nate Williams | For the IPC

Sweden’s Helene Ripa claimed gold in the event at the 2013 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships in front of her home crowd in Solleftea, Sweden.