Russian competing as neutrals took three of the six medals on offer in the cross-country racing on the opening day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Oberried.
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Skiers from Germany will be among the favourites to take the top prizes from the upcoming World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Oberried.
Ivan Golubkov and Ekaterina Rumyantseva won their sixth gold medals at the Para Nordic World Cup in Canmore as the final day of competition was once again fruitful for neutral Russian athletes.
Russian athletes forced to compete as neutrals won four more gold medals as the Para Nordic World Cup in Canmore continued today with sprint biathlon action.
Masters surprised at biathlon win as Russian neutrals win four golds at Para Nordic Skiing World Cup
American Oksana Masters admitted to being surprised after winning her first World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup biathlon gold medal in Canmore.
Germany’s Andrea Eskau completed a hat-trick of gold medals at the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Canmore, as cross-country action drew to a close.
Germany’s Andrea Eskau won the women’s sitting middle distance title on day two of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Canmore, Canada, to make it two golds in two days after her sprint victory on day one.
Oksana Masters was disqualified on a dramatic opening day of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup in Canmore, which was largely dominated by neutral para athletes.
The first event of the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup, which has two overall titles to be won, will begin in Canmore, Canada, tomorrow with two further events taking place in Germany and Finland before the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics start on March 8.
Sweden's Helene Ripa, who won gold at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games, has announced her retirement from Nordic skiing and will not attempt to qualify for Pyeongchang 2018.
Ukraine's Oleksandra Kononova and Germany's Anja Wicker each secured World Cup titles today after strong performances in the season-ending Para Nordic Skiing biathlon event in Sapporo.
Austria’s Carina Edlinger rounded off a sensational cross-country skiing season today, winning the women’s visually impaired World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup title with victory in the short-distance classic in Japanese city Sapporo.
Ukraine’s multiple world and Paralympic champion Oleksandra Kononova secured her place as the dominant women’s cross-country skier this season, claiming the World Para Nordic Skiing World Cup crown with her latest race victory in Sapporo in Japan today.