Russia (29:47.5) did manage to claim one of the two gold medals available on Sunday, racing to victory in the mixed relay.
Composed of sitting skiers Natalia Kocherova and Alexey Bychenok with Elena Remizova and guide Maksim Pirogov, and Stanislav Chokhlaev with guide Evgenii Fatkhullin, Russia won the relay on the final lap, gaining a minute in time to capture the top spot on the podium.
Ukraine (30:26.8), formed of Anatolii Kovalevskiy, guided by Oleksandr Mukshyn, and standing skiers Oleksandra Kononova and Liudmyla Liashenko, took silver after leading at the second and third splits.
Norway's (30:38.9) team of sit-skier Mariann Marthinsen, standing athlete Nils-Erik Ulset and the duo of Eirik Bye with guide Kristian Myhre Hellerud, claimed bronze.
Ulset, who skied the second leg of his team's race, was happy to return to the podium and close out his experience in Cable with a team medal.
"We were hoping to be on the podium and everybody on the team did a good job," Ulset said.
"You have more [classes] competing for the same medal today. It's something else when you compete [for] the same medals so that's fun."
The final medals table shows Russia finishing with 24 gold, 16 silver and 15 bronze medals for a total of 55 medals overall.
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