March 8, 9, 10 and 11 preview

You Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics Games have the best For athletes in the world aiming for a place on the global spectacle podium.

The 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th will feature medals distributed across disciplines across five sports, including For alpine skiing, For cross-country skiing, For biathlon, For ice hockey and wheelchair curling. The ice hockey and wheelchair curling group stage games continue on March 8.

Tuesday (March 8)

US Summer and Winter Paralympics Phenomenon, Oksana Masterswill try to be more successful in Para biathlon at medium distance events, while Ukraine Liudmila Liashenko is one of the favorites for the women’s 10km standing event.

Beijing 2022 will be the sixth Paralympic Masters Games, having made his debut at the 2012 London Summer Paralympics, where he won bronze in the Para scull mixed doubles rowing in the trunk and arms category.

Six months after winning two road cycling gold medals at Tokyo 2020 (in 2021), the Masters can finally fulfill their dream of competing at the Paralympic Games in Beijing.

“I think this is my Paralympic journey as an athlete completing a cycle. I really wanted to play in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics. And I didn’t,” Masters told the IPC website.

Or compatriot Liashenko, Rad Terracewill try to win back-to-back titles in the men’s middle-distance event.

German Anna-Lena Forster aiming for a second consecutive gold medal and a third medal in women’s super combined slalom for athletes seated in Para Alpine Skiing. Dutch Jeroen Kampschreur is the current champion of the men’s event.

At the women’s event for blind athletes, Slovak Henrieta Farkasova must face challenges from strong competitors in his quest to defend his title.

Wednesday (March 9)

Oksana Masters will lay down her rifle to try for a medal in the women’s cross-country in the sprint event for athletes seated at the Zhangjiakou National Biathlon Center (cross-country will be at the Biathlon Center at the Paralympics). The American will look to defend her title at PyoengChang 2018.

In men, keep an eye on Brazilians Cristian Westemaier Ribera19, who will be trying to win the country’s first medal at the Winter Paralympics.

42-year-old Canadian legend Brian McKeever is entering the Paralympic Games for the sixth time, eyeing a fourth straight men’s sprint gold for the blind athlete.

McKeever, the greatest male Paralympic cross-country athlete in history with 17 medals from five Winter Olympics, including 13 gold medals, will end his illustrious career after Beijing 2022.

“The Olympics and Paralympics are very exclusive clubs. It’s very difficult to be a world champion, to be a Paralympic champion, very few people can do that,” McKeever told the IPC website.

“But Para Sport gave me the opportunity to become a professional athlete and pursue that dream. I just wanted to ski and I have been doing it for over 20 years.”

Thursday (10 March)

Today’s action in the mountains was reserved for the men of Alpine Skiing, with three medals awarded in the giant slalom in the Yanqing zone.

One of the main candidates is Norwegian Jesper Pedersenwho is eyeing a second consecutive non-event Paralympics title for seated athletes.

swiss According to Gmuro will be on the mountain to defend his title in standing athletics. At the same time, Italian Giacomo Bertagnolli intends to continue its dominance in the classification of blind athletes. Bertagnolli won four medals at PyeongChang 2018, including gold in the giant slalom.

Friday (11 March)

The girls will have their turn at Para Alpine Skiing on March 11, when they will compete for medals in the sitting, standing and visually impaired categories.

japanese star Momoka Muraoka will be a favorite in the giant slalom (sit), try another gold. Muraoka won five medals four years ago at PyeongChang.

Standing category skier Marie Bochet will descend into the snow trying to raise his legend status with a third gold in a row in the giant slalom.

“I was expected to deliver,” he told Radio Mont Blanc ahead of the Olympics. “I competed in the first Olympics 12 years ago and we are not immortal. Do I feel the pressure? No, because every season is a new season. But yes, when you have a story like mine, people think it will last forever.”

Henrieta Farkasovafrom Slovakia, will also be trying to make history, seeking an unprecedented fourth consecutive gold in the women’s giant slalom for the blind athlete.

We are getting used to the mountains little by little. In the end, it wasn’t that impressive, it was more fun… It’s never easy to brave a new mountain but this one is absolutely beautiful.

Marie Bochet on her Twitter page about the competition venue in Yanqing.

March 8 schedule

All times below are Beijing time.

For Alpine Skiing

  • 14:15 Female Super Combined Visual Impairment MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Super Combined Female Standing MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Sitting Super Woman Combine MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Super Combined Male Visual Impairment MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Super Combined Male Standing MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Super Combined Male Sitting MEDAL EVENT

For Biatlo

  • 10:00 Sitting Mid-Range Female MEDAL EVENT
  • 10:30 Mid-Range Men Sitting MEDAL EVENT
  • 12:00 Woman Standing Middle Distance MEDAL EVENT
  • 12:30 Men Standing Middle Distance MEDAL EVENT
  • 14:00 Blind Female Intermediate Distance MEDAL EVENT
  • 2:30pm Intermediate Blind Male MEDAL EVENT

For Ice Hockey

  • 13:05 Group Stage – Group A – Canada vs Korea Republic
  • 16:35 Group Stage – Group B – Italy vs People’s Republic of China
  • 20:05 Group Stage – Group B – Czech Republic vs Slovakia

Curved wheelchair

  • 09:35 Group Stage Session 9 – Switzerland vs Latvia
  • 09:35 Group Stage 9 Session – Great Britain vs Estonia
  • 09:35 Group Stage 9 Session – Republic of Korea vs Canada
  • 14:35 Group 10 Session – Republic of Korea vs Slovakia
  • 14:35 Group Stage 10 – Sweden vs Estonia
  • 14:35 Group Stage 10 Session – Latvia vs Norway
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 11 – Great Britain vs Sweden
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 11 – Canada vs Slovakia
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 11 – People’s Republic of China vs USA
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 11 – Norway vs Switzerland

March 9 schedule

For Cross-country Skiing

  • 13:45 Men’s Sitting Sprint Final MEDAL EVENT
  • 13:59 Women’s Sitting Sprint Final MEDAL EVENT
  • 14:13 Men’s Free Standing Sprint Final MEDAL EVENT
  • 2:27pm Women’s Free Standing Sprint Final MEDAL EVENT
  • 2:41pm Free Blind Men Sprint Final MEDAL EVENT
  • 2:55pm Free Blind Women Sprint Final MEDAL EVENT

For Ice Hockey

  • 4:35pm Qualifying Final
  • 20:05 Final qualifier

Curved wheelchair

  • 09:35 Group Stage Session 12 – Norway vs Sweden
  • 09:35 Group Stage Session 12 – Estonia vs Korea Republic
  • 09:35 Group Stage Session 12 – People’s Republic of China vs Slovakia
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session 13 – Sweden vs Slovakia
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session 13 – USA vs Switzerland
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session 13 – Norway vs People’s Republic of China
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session 13 – Canada vs Great Britain
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 14 – Republic of Korea vs Great Britain
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 14 – Estonia vs Canada
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 14 – USA vs Latvia

March 10 Schedule

For Alpine Skiing

  • 14:00 Giant Slalom Men’s Visual Impairment Contest 2 MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Standing Men’s Giant Slalom Race 2 MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by the Giant Male Slalom Sitting Contest 2 MEDAL EVENT

For Ice Hockey

  • 18:05 Game Rating 7-8

Curved wheelchair

  • 09:35 Group Stage 15 Session – Canada vs Norway
  • 09:35 Group Stage Session 15 – People’s Republic of China vs Great Britain
  • 09:35 Group Stage Session 15 – Slovakia vs Switzerland
  • 09:35 Group Stage 15 Session – Sweden vs USA
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session of 16 – Switzerland vs Estonia
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session 16 – Republic of Korea vs USA
  • 14:35 Group Stage Session of 16 – Great Britain vs Latvia
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 17 – Latvia vs People’s Republic of China
  • 19:35 Group Stage Session 17 – Republic of Korea vs Sweden
  • 19:35 Group stage Session 17 – Slovakia vs Estonia

March 11 Schedule

For Alpine Skiing

  • 13:15 Female Blind Race Giant Slalom 2 MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by Female Giant Slalom Standing Contest 2 MEDAL EVENT
  • Followed by the Women’s Giant Slalom Sitting Contest 2 MEDAL EVENT

For Biatlo

  • 10:00 Single Woman Sitting MEDAL EVENT
  • 10:30 Men Single Sitting MEDAL EVENT
  • 12:20 Princess Individual Position MEDAL EVENT
  • 12:40 Men’s Singles Position MEDAL EVENT
  • 14:05 Blind Female Individual MEDAL EVENT
  • 14:25 Blind Individual Male MEDAL EVENT

For Ice Hockey

  • 12:05 Semifinals
  • 16:05 Game Rating 5-6
  • 20:05 Semifinals

Curved wheelchair

  • 14:35 Semifinals
  • 14:35 Semifinals
  • 19:35 Bronze medal fight

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