Elena Remizova and Mikhalina Lysova have continued the victorious performance of the Russian team at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. On day 3 of competition, the Russians won gold and silver medals in the 15 km cross-country for visually impaired athletes. The bronze was won by Belarus’ Yadviha Skorabahataya.
Remizova overcame the distance in 49 minutes and 10.2 seconds, with Lysova taking 1 minute and 37.3 seconds longer. Belarusian athlete Yadviha Skorabahataya came third, finishing 6 minutes and 26.3 seconds behind the leader.