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Canada faces the United States in the final of the Paralympic Hockey Tournament

Canada faces the United States in the final of the Paralympic Hockey Tournament

Canada won five medals at the Paralympics in Beijing on Friday and is sure to add another as its hockey team plays a gold medal game.

Molly Jepson of British Columbia won silver for her second medal at the Standing Giant Slalom.

“For four years, I focused on my efforts in Giant Slalom, Super-G and Down. I am glad I was able to prove that I am a versatile skier, ”he explained. “I have not yet fully realized. I had high expectations for the giant slalom, and I’m glad I was able to climb the stage.”

Mark Arends of Prince Edward Island won silver in the 12km Standing Biathlon, the 11th Paralympic medal of his career.

Saskatchewan’s Brittany Hoodak won the bronze medal in the individual standing biathlon.

British Columbia skier Tyler Turner of the Campbell River won bronze in the SB-LL1 slalom.

The Canadian wheelchair curling team finally won the bronze medal, beating Slovakia 8-3 at the end of the day.

The team took a 4-3 lead at the end of the eighth and secured the victory with the help of John Thurston’s tremendous last stone. “John did some great shots to give us the win. The semi-final defeat (9-5 against China in the semi-final) was painful because we didn’t have a chance to play for gold, but we’re very happy to win the bronze in the game,” the captain said. Mark Edison.

One more medal is guaranteed for Canada after its hockey team beat South Korea 11-0 in the semifinals.

Seven days after the match, Canada is still third in the medal table with 21 medals (7-4-10). China dominates with 47 medals, including 14 gold.

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Canada-USA final

In hockey, Tyler McGregor scored four goals and added two assists to help the Canadian Paralympic hockey team advance to the final.

Canada faces the United States for gold on Saturday. The Americans also dominated against China, winning 11-0.

“I’m proud of the way our team played today,” said McGregor, who turned 28 on Friday. We have received entries from all, even comrades who are not on the score sheet. They blocked shots and made well-summed.

“Everyone is very happy with their game and the team, it’s important for the gold medal game.”

Billy Bridges also scored a hat-trick in the Canada camp. He reached the 50-point plateau in the Paralympic Games and now has 199 career goals with Team Canada.

Liam Hickey scored a goal and added four assists for Canada and Garrett Riley scored his first goal for Canada. Finished by Greg Westlake and Anton Jacobs-Webb.

Dominic Loroque made a save in the first two periods, before Adam made his way to Kingsmill, who saved the third shot. Canada beat South Korea 43-3 in the penalty shootout.

Money to Jepson

Jepsen finished his giant slalom in two minutes, 0.95 seconds.

Zhang Mengyu became the first Chinese athlete to win gold in para-alpine skiing. German Andrea Rothfuss completed the stage.

For 22-year-old Jebson, this is his sixth Paralympic medal and his second at the Beijing Games.

He had previously won gold in the downstairs competition.

Two medals in biathlon

In biathlon, Arends finished behind Frenchman Benjamin David in 40 minutes and 13 seconds. Ukraine’s Grigory Vovinsky won the bronze medal.

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With this Arendz added the 11th medal of his Paralympic career.

On the women’s side, Hudak finished the race in 49 minutes and 3.4 seconds.

Ukraine’s Lyudmila Liyashenko won the gold, beating China’s Zhao Jiking.

The 28-year-old Hudok has now won three Paralympic medals.

Bronze for Tyler Turner

Turner won the bronze medal at the Para Skiing Championships at the SB-LL1 Incline Slalom. He passed in one minute 12.84 seconds.

China’s Wu Shangwei and the Netherlands’ Chris Woz won gold and silver respectively.

The SB-LL1 type is reserved for riders with moderately impaired knee or leg function, they do not have one foot above the knee or two legs below the knee.

Turner, 33, had already won a gold medal at the Snowboard Cross in Beijing.

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