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Canada's curling team edges South Korea 5-3 for Paralympic bronze

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South Korean wheelchair curlers celebrate after beating Britain 5-4 in a round-robin match at the Pyeong Chang Winter Paralympics at Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung Gangwon Province

Belarusian athletes picked up six medals in biathlon events at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, BelTA informs. "I didn't even know I was the leader until I reached the finish line".

Hudak, who was born missing part of her left arm, was introduced to skiing by Sochi teammate Colette Bourgonje, after Bourgonje spotted her working in a Canadian Tire store in her hometown when Hudak was 18.

Snowboarder Bibian Mentel has won her second gold medal of the Paralympic winter games in Pyeongchang in South Korea, despite finishing cancer treatment just a few weeks ago.

The 7.5km gold was Sin's second medal at the PyeongChang Paralympics. Speaking of dominance, out of 36 medals awarded in biathlon, Ukrainian athletes have won 11. Ukraine stands a solid chance of surpassing 20-plus medals at these Games. "I've seen the Maple Leaf on that podium a few times now with teammates, but to finally be up there myself with that anthem, that's going to be an fantastic feeling".

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Host South Korea won a bronze medal in the ice sledge hockey, sealing its first Paralympic medal in the sport.

Six more medals were won in biathlon on the fourth day with 18-year-old Taras Rad demonstrating extreme competitiveness, overcoming American Daniel Cnossen in the men's 12.5-km sitting event, gaining time in his final turns and shooting a ideal 20 for 20, to win the gold medal by 1:01.7 seconds. Before he headed off the 2018 Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang Dino said that a medal would fulfill all his dreams - now they have come true. "It's the first medal for China in the Winter Paralympic Games, and I think it is pretty big", said Wang. Arendz shot a ideal 20-for-20, and finished in 42 minutes 52.2 seconds. He, however, missed two shots in his second prone shooting and slipped to 10th.

Two-time Paralympian Dan Cnossen also continued his unbelievable streak at these Games by winning his sixth medal in six events, a silver in the men's sitting 7.5K cross-country race.

Collin Cameron of Bracebridge, Ont., started Friday's march to the podium, winning bronze in the sitting 15K race.

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