The fifth day of competitions in Sochi will see nine athletes crowned Paralympic champions.
At the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, women’s slalom will take place in three categories - standing, sitting and visually impaired. Each participant will perform two descents on different courses, and the new slalom champion will be determined by calculating the time taken to complete the runs.
Today’s events will also see skiers cover a distance of 1km. Qualification runs will take place for men and women in three categories - standing, sitting and visually impaired, after which spectators will see the semi-finals and the finals.
Round-robin tournament games will continue in the curling competitions. In Session 9, the following teams will play each other: Russia and Great Britain; USA and China; Norway and Slovakia and Canada and South Korea. Session 10 will see China and Finland, Sweden and the USA, and Norway and Russia play each other.
At the Shayba Arena in the Coastal Cluster, hockey players in 3rd and 4th place will face each other. The qualification matches for Czech Republic-South Korea and Sweden-Italy will determine the winners, who will then compete against each other for 5th and 6th place in the total ranking. The losing teams will go against each other in a match for the 7th place in the tournament.