[PyeongChang 2018] Amid passionate support, Winter Paralympic Games kick off

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The 30-year-old from Carseldine in Queensland has also become the first Australian man to win medals at both a Winter and Summer Paralympics, having won bronze in athletics at London 2012.

Tomorrow, Belarusian biathletes will compete for three sets of medals.

Taras finished ahead of USA athletes Daniel Cnossen and Andrew Soule who took silver and bronze respectively.

Team Canada is in fourth place in the medal standings with seven medals (three gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals). Oksana Masters of the United States won silver, beating Lidzia Hrafeyeva of Belarus who took the bronze.

All the six gold medal winners in the alpine skiing event came from different countries.

Pyeongchang will host the XII Paralympic Winter Games from March 9 to March 18, after successfully holding the XXIII Olympic Winter Games previous month.

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Ramsay and Jepsen look to add another medal in the women's standing category. Marie and guide Jack Leitch won the first Canadian gold in the visually impaired downhill.

Mollie Jepsen, from Vancouver, won Canada's first medal, a bronze in the women's standing downhill and Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste.

The 17 goals are tied for the second-most scored by Canada since Hockey Canada took over the sledge hockey program in 2004.

Kendall Gretsch struck gold for the second straight day, winning the women's 12km sitting biathlon one day after winning gold in the 6km. Italy beat Norway 3-2 in the penalty shootout in a nerve-racking opening game.

Stephanie Jallen of the United States competes in the women's downhill, standing, at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, March 10, 2018.

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