Para athletes from Russia win gold and silver in biathlon at 2018 Paralympics

Para athletes from Russia win gold and silver in biathlon at 2018 Paralympics

Para athlete from Russia Yekaterina Rumyantseva won gold in women’s 6 km biathlon standing at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang.

Her compatriot Anna Milenina finished the race second to win the silver and Ukrainian Paralympian Lyudmila Lyashenko clinched the bronze, 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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