Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

Sochi 2014: Men’s slalom brought forward by one hour

First runs will take place at 3pm (MSK) on Thursday 13 March. 12 Mar 2014
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Vincent Gauthier-Manuel

France's Vincent Gauthier-Manuel comopetes in the men's super-G standing on Day 2 of Sochi 2014.

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By IPC

The start time will now be 3pm (MSK) but the second runs will still begin at the scheduled time of 7pm in what is set to be an exciting evening of skiing at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre.

The first races in men’s slalom competition at Sochi 2014 on 13 March have been bought forward by one hour, to accommodate a large field of competing athletes.

The start time will now be 3pm (MSK), but the second runs will still begin at the scheduled time of 7pm in what is set to be an exciting evening of skiing at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre.

Reigning French world champion Vincent Gauthier-Manuel will be heading out in the standing event as well as Slovakia's Paralympic champion Jakub Krako and guide Martin Motyka in the visually impaired.

Russia currently lead the overall medal Sochi 2014 medal standings with 16 golds, followed by Germany with six and Ukraine with three.