Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

Snowboard competition time changes at Sochi

Races will now start at 9:30 (MSK) and finish at 12:50. 13 Mar 2014
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3D model of para-snowboard course Sochi 2014

3D model of para-snowboard course at Sochi 2014

ⒸSochi 2014
By IPC

The debut of para-snowboard will highlight Friday’s action at Sochi 2014, a Winter Games that is showing all the signs of being the best the best yet.

The start and finish times for the debut of para-snowboard at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on Friday (14 March) have been changed.

Originally the races, split into men’s and women’s, were due to start at 10:00 (MSK), but will now begin at 9:30. They will also finish 30 minutes later than scheduled at 12.;0.

The debut of para-snowboard will highlight Friday’s action at Sochi 2014, a Winter Games that is showing all the signs of being the best the best yet.

Around 50 riders with lower-limb impairments will head down the hill for the first time in the snowboard cross races to contest two medal events – one each for men and women.

Each athlete will complete three runs, with the two fastest times taken forward to decide the overall result.