Para athlete from Russia Mikhalina Lysova wins second gold in biathlon at 2018 Paralympics

Para athlete from Russia Mikhalina Lysova wins second gold in biathlon at 2018 Paralympics

Para athlete from Russia Mikhalina Lysova won gold in Women’s 6 km Biathlon Visual Impaired at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang.

Lysova competed in the race in pair with sighted guide Alexei Ivanov. Ukrainian Paralympian Oksana Shishkov finished the race second to win the silver and the bronze went to Paralympian from Belarus Svetlana Sakhanenko, TASS reported.

Para athletes from Russia are participating in the 2018 Paralympics in the neutral status, or the Neutral Paralympic Athletes (NPA).

As the RPC remains suspended, Russian Para athletes will compete in the Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang, held on March 9-18, in the neutral status.

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