With just a few days remaining the the 2022 Winter Paralympics, the events are winding down but host country China continues to come on strong adding over a dozen medals to their total count and more than 20 ahead of the next country.


In the giant slalom, Austrian sisters Veronika, Elisabeth and Barbara Aigner dominated the podium with Veronika guiding Elisabeth to the gold and Barbara taking the bronze.

Brother Johannes will bring home four medals of his own – two gold, a silver, and a bronze.

Momoka Muraoka of Japan earned her third gold medal winning the sitting giant slalom; winning by over seven seconds.

While their countrymen are home battling for freedom, the Ukrainian biathlon team concluded the event winning three of the six gold medals. Making their best Paralympic showing, the Ukrainians will bring home eight gold, nine silver, and five bronze medals.

In the snowboard events, China reigned supreme with a total of three gold, three silver, and four bronze medals.

In the sled hockey semifinals, Canada beat South Korea 11 – 0!

The United States played China in the second semi-final. And not to be outdone by their neighbours to the north, the U.S. soundly trounced the Chinese with a score of 11 to 0!

South Korea and China will play for the bronze medal on Saturday with the Americans and Canadians battling it out for the gold medal on the final day of the Paralympics on Sunday.

In three games, the United States team has scored a total of 25 points while allowing a single point scored against them.

In wheelchair curling China and Sweden will play for the gold after China beat Canada 9-5 and Sweden beat Slovakia 6-4.

Canada and Slovakia played for the bronze medal with the Canadians winning 8-3.

Paralympic medal count – March 11:
China – 47
Ukraine – 25
Canada – 21
Germany – 16
United States – 17

France – 9
Austria – 9
Japan – 7
Great Britain – 6
Norway – 5
Sweden – 4
Slovakia – 4
Finland – 4
Italy – 4
New Zealand – 3
Netherlands – 3
Australia – 1
Switzerland – 1
Kazakhstan – 1