Day four of competitions in Sochi will see twelve Paralympic champions receive medals. Medal competitions will take place today at Laura and Rosa Khutor, and in Coastal Cluster, where athletes will compete in wheelchair curling and ice sledge hockey.
During the biathlon event, athletes will take part in middle distance races. The winners will be decided in men’s 12.5km and women’s 10km. Each of the starts will be held in three categories: standing, sitting, and visually impaired.
On the ski slopes, competitions in the super combined will take place. The champions will be announced two heats, super-G and slalom. Athletes will compete for medals in three categories – standing, sitting, and visually impaired.
In the Coastal Cluster, ice sledge hockey matches will resume after yesterday’s break. The preliminary round will see Norway take on Sweden and Canada play the Czech Republic in Group A, and South Korea play Italy and the United States play Russia in Group B.
Wheelchair Curling also continues today and will see Canada and Slovakia battle for victory after recent defeats and Russia and Great Britain challenge them for first place.