Paralympic Winter Games
9-18 March

PyeongChang 2018: Day 7 as it happens

Latest updates from all competition at Winter Paralympics 16 Mar 2018
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Martin Fleig celebrates taking gold in the men's biathlon long distance sitting

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Biathlon

The day is off to a stunning start for Germany who took gold in both the men's and women's long distance sitting.

Andrea Eskau claimed the women's title - her second gold of the Games, followed by USA's Oksana Masters in silver and Belarusian Lidziya Hrafeyeva in bronze.

An emtional Martin Fleig won the men's gold, followed by USA's Daniel Cnossen who secures yet another podium finish. Colin Cameron of Canada took bronze.

Neutral Paralympic Athlete Anna Milenina wins a sensationally close women's standing event by just four seconds from compatriot Ekaterina Rumyantseva. It is Milenina's second gold of the Games, and fifth medal overall. Canada's Brittany Hudak took the bronze.

After one silver and two bronze medals, Canada's Mark Arendz finally wins gold with victory in the 15km standing race. He beat the gold medallist from the 7.5km and 12.5km races, France's Benjamin Daviet, by nearly one minute. The bronze went to Norway's Nils-Erik Ulset.

Neutral Paralympic Athlete Mikhalina Lysova won the women’s 12.5km vision impaired. Ukraine's Oksana Shyshkova finished second and Germany's Clara Klug third.

In the men's 15km vision impaired it was gold and silver to Ukraine with Vitaliy Luk'yanenko and Oleksandr Kazik. France took bronze with Anthony Chalencon.

Para ice hockey

Sweden beat Japan 5-1 to finish seventh place in the Paralympic Winter Games.

20:00 - 5th place match - Norway v Czech Rep

Snowboard

It is double gold for the USA's Brenna Huckaby. After taking gold in Monday's snowboard cross, she has followed it up with success in the banked slalom SB-LL1 class. Her fastest time of 56.17 placed her ahead of France's Cecile Hernandez in silver and the USA's Amy Purdy in bronze.

Wow! Bibian Mentel-Spee you wonder woman! A second gold of the Games for the Dutch rider with a stunning final run that was nearly three second faster than anyone else. The USA's Brittani Coury was the only other athlete to go sub 60 seconds and took silver. Bronze went to Dutch rider Lisa Bunschoten.

The USA's Mike Minor produced a superb final run to win gold in the men's SB-UL. Sitting third after the first two runs, he clocked 50.77 to finish ahead of Austria's Patrick Mayrhofer and Australia's Simon Patmore in silver and bronze respectively.

There was a US one-two in the men's SB-LL1. Noah Elliott, a bronze medallist on Monday, took the gold 1.52 seconds ahead of teammate Mike Schulz. Croatia won its first medal of the Games courtesy of a bronze from Bruno Bosnjak.

Japan won its second gold of the Games through Gurimu Narita who excelled in the men's SB-LL2 event. His third run of 48.68 was 0.52 seconds quicker than the USA's Evan Strong who picked up the silver. Finland's Matti Suur-Hamari completed the podium.

Wheelchair curling

South Korea's gold dream ended when Norway won 8-6 in the extra-end in the semi-finals at the Gangneung Curling Centre. China beat Canada 4-3 to book a place in the final and guarantee the country's first ever Paralympic Winter Games medal.