The Russian sledge hockey team triumphed over Norway in the semi-finals, beating them 4-0.
The Russian team played well, skillfully attacking and passing throughout the game.
The first to score was team captain, Dmitry Lisov in the 6th minute. The Russian successfully scored after receiving a pass from Konstantin Shikhov and making his way around the Norwegian defense and shooting the puck into the top corner. In the 13th minute of the game, Aleksey Amosov scored, followed by Nikolay Terentev who scored in the third period. He beat the Norwegians' defense and hit the puck into Kristian Buen's gates.
Norway had a number of successful attempts on goal, but failed to score and Russian goalkeeper, Vladimir Kamantcev, remained steady. Norway brought a sixth player on the ice, but even with this numerical advantage they could not score any goals. At the last minute Evgeny Petrov, sent the puck into the empty net from near the middle of the ice, making it 4:0.
On Saturday Russia will battle for the gold medal of the Paralympic Games. Their opponent will be determined today after the second semifinal, Canada versus the United States.