Taras Rad brings wins fourth gold medal for Ukraine at Winter Paralympics

Doug Mendoza
March 15, 2018

Brian McKeever of Calgary, Alberta won his 11th career gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games on Sunday evening (Monday in South Korea) at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. "Russell carried the load for us, and I'm just thrilled we were able to cross the line first".

Kim lit the Paralympic cauldron with wheelchair curler Seo Soon-seok at the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul, on Friday. I had to make my body strong again and then had to figure out how I work best as an athlete.

He got off to a good start earlier this year when he won a gold and a silver in the men's super-G standing at the 2018 World Para Alpine Skiing Cup.

New Zealand's Adam Hall has won bronze in the men's super combined event in PyeongChang. "He is so fast that we have to drive a really hard pace into the wind because we know he is always going to be there, so it is hard for us to keep the pace going", Nishikawa said in a press release this morning.

The debutant of these competitions, 18-year-old Taras Rad, won gold medal in the men's 12.5km biathlon, sitting. He also placed third in the same event at Sochi 2014 and now has four Paralympic medals through two Games (two silver and two bronze).

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"I really didn't give them much information, but I want to thank them for their kind words", she said. I decided in that last bout (of shooting) to go for it all, throw it down, and go for the win.

Hall will race for another medal on Wednesday in the slalom event.

"I knew straight away I couldn't hold an edge". He put up the top time in the first giant slalom run with a mark of 1:06.30, besting the field by 1.18 seconds.

The Canadians have committed to a demanding fitness-first system in trying to capture the country's first Paralympic gold since 2006, and the on-ice results so far - the team outscored its opponents 35-0 in group play - speak for themselves.

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