Simon Patmore wins Australia's first gold at Winter Paralympics


Russian paralympic athlete Ekaterina Rumyantseva won gold in a ski race at 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.

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.

Stephanie Jallen of the USA competes in the Standing Women's Super-G in Alpine Skiing at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre at the Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, March 11, 2018.

He's at the Paralympics for the second time.

McKeever reached the podium by one minute, 26.5 seconds. McKeever will go for two more medals.

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Marcoux is the lone Canuck competing in the men's visually impaired category (10:15 p.m. ET).

On Sunday, Canada posted another shutout with a 10-0 win over Italy.

McGregor was just one of a number of Canadians who had big days offensively - Bryan Sholomicki (Winnipeg, Man.) had a hat trick of his own along with two assists, Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) had a goal and five helpers, and Liam Hickey (St. John's, N.L.) and Rob Armstrong (Erin, Ont.) finished with two goals and three assists apiece. Canada will now play in the semi-final on Wednesday.

"Over the next week as Canada competes in the games, please let our athletes feel the support let them hear our cheers", said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Mark Ideson's Canadian rink was unable to recover from an early deficit in a 7-5 loss to hosts South Korea and struggled in an 8-1 loss against Great Britain.

Team Canada is in fourth place in the medal standings with seven medals (three gold medals, one silver medal and three bronze medals).