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Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games Results
March 19, 2014 12:59


(Source: http://www.sochi4live.com)

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games results: Russian team won the medal count.

Performance of the Russian team at the first ever domestic Winter Paralympics cannot be called other than triumphal. The victory in unofficial team medal count was confirmed by all-time record in total medals won on Paralympics. Our piggy bank has exactly 80 medals: 30 gold, 28 silver and 22 bronze.

Nine sets of medals were played off on March 16, the final day of competitions at the Paralympic Games in Sochi. Russian Paralympians have won three gold, three silver and three bronze medals. All three gold medals of the final day of 2014 Paralympics were won by Russian skiers.

In the same discipline Vladimir Kononov won silver, Vladislav Lekomtsev who is a double champion of Paralympic Games in Sochi won bronze. Again, Russians occupied the whole medal podium in women's 5-kilometer visually impaired race. Elena Remizova became three times champion of the Paralympics in Sochi, Mikhalina Lysova added another silver to three gold and two silver awards, but Yulia Budaleeva, who earlier became the winner and double silver medalist of Sochi Olympics, won a bronze medal.

Anna Milenina won 5-km standing cross-country skiing, becoming the double champion of 2014 Paralympics. Stanislav Chohlaev (10-km visually impaired cross-country skiing) had to his credit one Paralympic silver. Grigory Murygin won the bronze medal at 10-kilometers sitting. Alexandra Frantseva won the silver medal in the giant slalom (athletes with visual impairment). This medal was Alexandra's fifth one.

Our alpine skier has got to her credit two gold, two silver and one bronze medal.

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games' results: the medal count.
Russian team won the unofficial medal count of 2014 Paralympics in Sochi. Russian Paralympians won 80 medals, outrunning the Winter Paralympics record set previously by Austrian team. However, the Austrian national team's record in the total number of gold medals (Innsbruck, 1984) still remains unbeaten. Back then the Austrian Paralympic athletes won 34 medals. By the end of 2014 Paralympic Games: the Russian national team won 30 gold, 28 silver and 22 bronze medals. German team remained on the second place (9-5-1). But on the final day, Canada ousted Ukraine from the third position. The Paralympians of this country have 7 gold, 2 silver and 7 bronze medals. 

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Author: Anna Dorozhkina

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