Ukrainian athletes crossed the mark of 20 awards at the winter Paralympic games in South Korea.
Silver in cross-country skiing on 10 kilometers among athletes with defeat of the musculoskeletal device won Gregory Wojcinski, adding to his impressive medal collection. Ukrainian at the level of 6.76 kilometer was the leader, but on the final leg of the race was unable to keep pace with the representative of Japan Yoshihiro Nitta.
Wojcinski in Pyeongchang won the sixth medal at the Paralympic games. From Vancouver and Sochi native of Cherkasy region brought one gold, two silver and two bronze.
The second Ukrainian winner of today Paralympic champion at the distance of 15 kilometers skier Maxim YAROVIT. In the competition 7.5 kilometers among sedentary athletes with lesions of the musculoskeletal apparatus YAROVIT has surged after a slow start and managed to snap the top three winners. In the fight for bronze Maxim ahead of the other Ukrainian Taras Radya.
For Spring today’s medal was the fifth at the Paralympic games. In addition to the two medals in Pyeongchang 28-year-old Ukrainian three times became the winner in Sochi 2014.
The medal standings of the Paralympic games:
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