After winning five gold medals in Sochi, Germany's Anna Schaffelhuber is already off the mark after taking gold in the women's sitting. Japan's Muraoka and the USA's Laurie Stephens took silver and bronze respectively.
Canada's first gold of the Games was won by Mac Marcoux, guided by Jack Leitch, in the men's vsion impaired. Solvakia's Jakub Krako (guide Branislav Brozman) and Italy's Giacomo Bertagnolli (guide Fabrizio Casal) joined Marcoux on the podium, taking silver and bronze.
Less than one second seperated the podium finishers in the men's standing. Switzerland's Theo Gmur took gold, 0.84 seconds ahead of silver medallist Arthur Bauchet of France. Austria's Marcus Salcher took bronze 0.1 seconds behind Bauchet.
The final downhill event of the day was the men's sitting and it was won by the USA's Andrew Kurka. The early leader Taiki Morii of Japan finished with silver while bronze went to New Zealand's Corey Peters.
On Sunday athletes will race in the Super-G.
Biathlon - sprint
The USA enjoyed a morning to remember winning two gold medals from two events, including a one-two finish in the women's sit ski.