Sport » Games
Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Vancouver Paralympics Belong to Russia

After a very disappointing Winter Olympics in Vancouver, in which several decisions weighed heavily upon the collective spirit of the Russian Team, the Paralympic heroes return triumphant to Moscow with a record haul of medals.

Russia tops the table, coming home in first place from the Vancouver Paralympic Games with 38 medals – 12 Gold, 16 Silver and 10 Bronze.

Gold medals (12)

Irek Zapirov (Biathlon – Men’s 2.4 km pursuit, Sitting); Kirill Mikhailov (Biathlon – Men’s 3 Km pursuit, Standing); Anna Burmistrova (Biathlon – Women’s 3 km pursuit, Standing); Irek Zaripov (Cross-country skiing – Men’s 15 km, Sitting); Kirill Mikhailov (Men’s Cross-country skiing – 20 km free); Anna Burmistrova (Women’s Cross-country skiing – 15 km free); Irek Zapirov (Biathlon – Men’s 12.5 km, Sitting); Maria Iovleva (Biathlon – Women’s 10 km, Sitting); Irek Zapirov (Biathlon – Men’s 10 km, Sitting); Sergei Shilov (Cross-country Skiing – Men’s 1 km Spring, Sitting); Sergei Shilov, Kirill Mikhailov, Nikolai Polukhin (Cross-country Skiing – Men’s Relay 1 x 4 km + 2 x 5 km); Maria Iovleva, Mikhailina Lysova, Liubov Vasileva (Cross-country Skiing – Women’s relay 3 x 2.5 km)

Silver medals (16)

Maria Iovleva (Biathlon – Women’s 2.4 km pursuit, Sitting); Nikolai Polukhin (Biathlon – Men’s 3 km pursuit, Visually impaired) Liubov Vasileva (Biathlon – Women’s 3 km pursuit, Visually impaired); Roman Petushkov (Cross-country skiing – Men’s 15 km, Sitting); Nikolai Polukhin (Men’s Cross-country skiing – 20 km free, Visually impaired); Liubov Vasileva (Women’s Cross-country skiing – 15 km free, Visually impaired); Anna Burmistrova (Biathlon – Women’s 12.5 km, Standing); Nikolai Polukhin (Biathlon – Men’s 12.5 km, Visually impaired); Liubov Vasileva (Biathlon – Women’s 12.5 km, Visually impaired); Mikhalina Lysova (Biathlon – Women’s Cross-Country skiing, 5 km classic, Visually impaired); Kirill Mikhailov, (Biathlon – Men’s Cross-country skiing, 10 km classic, Standing); Kirill Mikhailov (Cross-country Skiing – Men’s 1 km sprint classic, Standing); Irek Zapirov (Cross-country Skiing – Men’s 1 km spring, Sitting); Mikhailina Lysova (Women’s 1 km spring classic, Visually impaired); Nikolai Polukhin (Cross-country Skiing – Men’s 1 km sprint classic, Visually impaired); Mikhalina Lysova (Cross-country Skiing – Women’s 5 km classic, Visually impaired); Vladimir Kiselev (Biathlon – Men’s 12.5 km, Sitting).

Bronze medals (10)

Alena Gorbunova (Biathlon – Women’s 3 km pursuit, Standing); Mikhailina Lysova (Biathlon – Women’s 3 km pursuit, Visually impaired); Vladimir Kononov (Men’s Cross-country skiing – 20 km free); Roman Petushov (Men’s Biathlon 12.5 km Sitting); Mikhalina Lysova (Women’s 12.5 km, Visually impaired); Tatiana Ilyuchenko (Women’s Cross-Country skiing, 5 km Classic, Visually impaired); Nikolai Polukhin (Men’s 10 km classic Cross-country skiing, Visually impaired); Anna Burmistrova (Cross-country Skiing – Women’s 1 km Sprint classic, Standing); Vladimir Kiselev (Cross-country Skiing – Men’s 1 kn sprint, Sitting); Liubov Vasileva (Cross-country Skiing – Women’s 1 km sprint classic, Visually impaired); Tatiana Ilyuchenko (Cross-country Skiing – Women’s 5 km classic, Visually impaired).

Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY

PRAVDA.Ru

Years of diplomatic conflict resolution efforts in Syria produced no breakthroughs. Washington and its imperial partners want endless war and regime change, not peace.

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine and Britain

The British public made a mistake two years ago, easily led by a campaign of false promises and lies. Today REMAIN would win 60%-40% at the very least.

We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit

Years of diplomatic conflict resolution efforts in Syria produced no breakthroughs. Washington and its imperial partners want endless war and regime change, not peace.

Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine and Britain
Comments
We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit
We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit
How I became a revolutionary and internationalist: André Vltchek
We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine and Britain
Pompeo Lied About Iran's Legitimate Ballistic Missile Program
Russian Foreign Ministry on Syria, Ukraine and Britain
Alaska gives USA Arctic advantage in military rivalry with Russia
Unemployment in Russia hits record high of 15 percent
Alaska gives USA Arctic advantage in military rivalry with Russia
We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit
Cemetery of giant creatures found in Central Africa
How I became a revolutionary and internationalist: André Vltchek
Lots to Protest About at the G20 Summit
We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit
How I became a revolutionary and internationalist: André Vltchek
We, the People of Britain, do not want Brexit
The Documented Ancient Construction Method of The Great Pyramid
The Documented Ancient Construction Method of The Great Pyramid
Pompeo Lied About Iran's Legitimate Ballistic Missile Program
Pompeo Lied About Iran's Legitimate Ballistic Missile Program