McKeever wins 11th career gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games

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With Canada off to a rousing start at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games by earning seven medals over the weekend, Canadians were celebrating and offering their support back in Victoria. This time he claimed the medal in the 20 km cross-country skiing.

Alpine skiers and biathletes return to action where more medals will be up for grabs while round-robin play continues in wheelchair curling.


All in all, with its six medals - one gold, three silver medals, and two bronze medals - Belarus is now on the 9th place in the medal standings.

The 30-year-old from Carseldine in Queensland has also become the first Australian man to win medals at both a Winter and Summer Paralympics, having won bronze in athletics at London 2012.


Cnossen, a former U.S Navy Seal, came first in the men's sit ski. This takes New Zealand to two medals overall, following Corey Peters' bronze on Saturday in the Men's Downhill Sitting event.

Kendall Gretsch struck gold for the second straight day, winning the women's 12km sitting biathlon one day after winning gold in the 6km. He previously won the gold medal at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi.


On the first day, Henrieta from Slovakia bagged first gold medal of the games in Downhill Skiing, while Andrew Kurka won bronze medal in the same sport. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., native already captured gold in the downhill race but looks to rebound after failing to finish the super-G competition. Hosts South Korea entertained the crowd in ice sledge hockey group match with a 4-1 victory over Japan.

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