Athletes have taken part in the slalom heats in three categories: standing, sitting and visually impaired.
In the standing category, the winner of the gold medal was German Andrea Rothfuss with a time of 1 minute 59.85 seconds. Second place went to Inga Medvedeva, who, after a successful second run, moved from fourth to second place with a time of 2 minutes and 6.7 seconds earning her another silver medal at the Games. Medvedeva also came second in the downhill. The bronze medal went to the Slovakian athlete Petra Smarzova with a time of 2:0 6.91.
German alpine skier, Anna-Lena Forster, came first in the sitting category with a time of 0.92 seconds in her first attempt. Her final time, after two runs was 2:14.35, earning her first gold medal of the Paralympic Games. Despite the fact that Canadian athlete Kimberly Joines managed to overtake Forster in the second run, her final time was 2:15.16. The third medalist was American Laurie Stephens with a final time of 2:18.45.
Russian skier, Aleksandra Frantceva, took Gold in the visually impaired category with a time of 2 minutes 1.24 seconds. The second attempt by Britain's Etherington was much more difficult and she crossed the finish line with 0.65 seconds behind her opponent winning the Silver medal. The bronze medal was awarded to Slovakian representative Henrieta Farkasova, who was 1.7 seconds behind Frantceva.