Simon Patmore wins Australia's first gold at Winter Paralympics

Brad Bowden

Brad Bowden

Stephanie Jallen of the US speeds down the course during the Alpine Skiing Standing Women's Downhill at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre at the Paralympic Winter Games, PyeongChang, South Korea, Saturday, March 10 2018.

Tomorrow, Belarusian biathletes will compete for three sets of medals.

Team Canada is in fourth place in the medal standings with seven medals (three gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals).

Laurie Stephens captured the bronze win women's sitting downhill skiing. Hall gave a fantastic performance in Part 1 of the Men's Super Combined earlier this afternoon, setting the 7th fastest time overall amongst a field of 32 Para skiers in the Super-G.

Also like Saturday, fellow American Oksana Masters took the bronze.


Armstrong got his first goal late in the second, driving to the net and wiring a short-side shot up and over Swedish netminder Andreas Nejman to get Canada to an even dozen after 30 minutes.

Lee finished 11th in the men's 7.5-kilometer sitting biathlon - his first event at the Winter Paralympics - on Saturday and 10th in the men's 15km sitting cross-country skiing the next day.

Mollie Jepsen, from Vancouver, won Canada's first medal, a bronze in the women's standing downhill and Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste.

But to compete in the first Winter Paralympic Games at home, Lee made a decision to learn a new sport in 2015, which turned out to be Nordic skiing. Hosts South Korea entertained the crowd in ice sledge hockey group match with a 4-1 victory over Japan.

Kendall Gretsch struck gold for the second straight day, winning the women's 12km sitting biathlon one day after winning gold in the 6km.

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