Winter Paralympics Games 2018 : Schedule | Events | Medals | Teams | Athletes | Sports | Mascot

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All you need to know about the Winter Paralympics Games 2018

The 2018 Winter Paralympics Games will be held from 9-18 March in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The tidy has scarcely settled from the PyeongChang Games, however South Korea is again getting ready to welcome competitors from over the globe for the 2018 Winter Paralympics Games.

Around 570 competitors from 48 countries will contend in 80 decoration occasions crosswise over six Winter Paralympic sports – elevated skiing, biathlon, crosscountry skiing, ice sledge hockey, snowboarding and wheelchair twisting – from March 9-18.

The greater part of awards will go ahead snow, with 30 golds on offer in high skiing in orders, for example, downhill, slalom and mammoth slalom isolated into standing, sitting and outwardly impeded characterizations.

On ice, blended male and female groups will contend in the wheelchair twisting and ice sledge hockey for two of the most renowned titles of the Games.

Be that as it may, similarly as with the Olympics a month ago, a great part of the emphasis on the Winter Paralympics Games will be gotten some distance from the game towards two particular assignments – North Korea and Russia.

North Korea sends first ever team

After the geopolitical waves produced by North Korea’s essence at the Winter Olympics in February, history will be made again in Pyeongchang as the host’s northern neighbor sends its first historically speaking Winter Paralympic group.

The North Korean Paralympic assignment touched base in Pyeongchang Wednesday, as indicated by the South Korean Unification Ministry, only a day after the declaration from Seoul that a memorable summit will be held in April between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean pioneer Kim Jong Un.

The extraordinary gathering came because of the Olympic-drove defrosting of conciliatory pressure between the neighboring states.

The North’s Paralympic assignment incorporates two crosscountry competitors – Ma Yoo Chul and Kim Jeong Hyun – and four “watching” competitors who won’t contend yet will watch certain occasions.

Athletes to look out for in Pyeongchang

With legislative issues and news becoming the dominant focal point once more, it is anything but difficult to overlook that the Paralympics are held as a festival of mind boggling athletic undertaking.

Among the most wonderful stories of the Games is that of US enginner turned paralympian Mike Schultz

A deep rooted admirer of activity sports, Schultz endured an extreme compound break of his left leg in the wake of slamming his snowmobile in 2008. After numerous surgeries he had his leg severed from over the knee.

The 36-year-old Minnesota local swung first to motocross hustling before taking up snowboarding in 2009. He contends on a prosthetic leg he created and assembled himself, now utilized by several competitors and amputees crosswise over North America.

Another possible star for the PyeongChang Games is French skier Marie Bochet, who left Sochi having gained four golds at 20 years old. Presently, with four years’ more understanding added to her repertoire, she will hope to add to her count.

In the mean time, Canada’s Brian McKeever is a solidified Paralympian, contending at each Winter Games since 2002, winning various golds at every one. With 13 decorations as of now to his name, there’s nothing to propose the 38-year-old crosscountry skier will hint at any moderating in Pyeongchang.

Extraordinary Britain will send a group of 17 competitors to the occasion, the greatest portrayal since the Turin Games in 2006.

The Games will include up to 670 competitors, who will contend in 80 award occasions crosswise over six games.

Four years back in Sochi, the Paralympics Great Britain group had their best Games of present day times, winning six decorations.

Skier Kelly Gallagher won Britain’s first Winter Paralympic gold medal,team-mate Jade Etherington guaranteed three silvers and a bronze to wind up GB’s best Winter Paralympian ever, and there was additionally a wheelchair twisting bronze.

Full Winter Paralympics Games 2018 Schedule:

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Friday March 9

Opening ceremonies

Saturday March 10

Alpine skiing – men’s and women’s – downhill – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Biathlon – men’s and women’s – 6km, 7.5km, individual – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Ice hockey – mixed – preliminary

Wheelchair curling – mixed – round robin

Sunday March 11

Alpine skiing – men’s and women’s – Super-G – standing, sitting and visually impaired

Wheelchair curling – mixed – round robin

Cross-country skiing – men’s (15km) and women’s (12km) – sitting

Ice hockey – mixed – preliminary

Monday March 12

Wheelchair curling – mixed – round robin

Cross-country skiing – men’s (20km) and women’s (15km) – freestyle – standing and visually impaired

Snowboarding – men’s and women’s – upper limb impaired, lower limb one impaired, lower limb two impaired

Ice hockey – mixed – preliminary

Tuesday March 13

Alpine skiing – men’s and women’s – super combined – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Wheelchair curling – mixed – round robin

Ice hockey – mixed – preliminary

Biathlon – men’s (12.5km) and women’s (10km) – middle – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Wednesday March 14

Alpine skiing – men’s slalom – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Wheelchair curling – mixed – round robin

Cross-country skiing – 1km & 1km sprint classic style – standing, sitting and visually impaired

Ice hockey – mixed – play-off 5th-8th

Thursday March 15

Alpine skiing – women’s slalom – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Wheelchair curling – mixed – round robin

Ice hockey – mixed – semi-finals

Friday March 16

Wheelchair curling – mixed – tiebreakers and semi-finals

Ice hockey – mixed – 5th-6th place game, 7th-8th place game

Biathlon – men’s (15km) and women’s (12.5km) – individual – sitting, standing, and visually impaired

Snowboarding – men’s and women’s – banked slalom – lower limb one impaired & lower limb two impaired

Saturday March 17

Alpine skiing – men’s giant slalom – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Wheelchair curling – mixed – bronze medal match & gold medal match

Ice hockey – mixed – bronze medal match

Cross-country skiing – men’s (10km & 7.5km) and women’s (7.5km & 5km) – classic style – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Sunday March 18

Alpine skiing – women’s giant slalom – sitting, standing and visually impaired

Cross-country skiing – mixed & open – 4.25km relay

Ice hockey – gold medal match

Closing ceremonies

What are the venues for these events?

Mountain cluster – Alphensia Sports Park

PyeongChang Olympic stadium (opening and closing ceremonies)

Alphensia Biathlon Centre (biathlon)

Alphensia Cross-country Centre (cross-country skiing)

Yongpyong Alpine Centre – (alpine skiing – slalom & giant slalom skiing)

Coastal cluster – Gangneung Olympic Park

Gangneung Hockey Centre (men’s ice hockey)

Gangneung Curling Centre (curling)

Other locations

Kwandong Hockey Centre (women’s ice hockey)

Jeongseon Alpine Centre (alpine skiing – downhill, super-G and combined)

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