Ukraine's Paralympic team finishes sixth at PyeongChang 2018 with seven gold medals

19:57, 18 March 2018
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On the final day, the Ukrainians won their seventh gold medal in the 4×2.5km mixed ski relay, according to the official website of the games.

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Ukraine's overall trophy includes 22 medals, namely seven gold, seven silver and eight bronze medals.

In terms of the total number of medals, Ukraine ranked fourth.

The United States topped the medal standings with 36 medals (13 gold, 15 silver, 8 bronze medals), followed by Neutral Paralympic Athletes (NPA) from Russia with 24 medals (8 gold, 10 silver, and 6 bronze medals). Canada (28: 8, 4, 16, respectively) ranked third, France (20: 7, 8, 5) came fourth and Germany (19: 7, 8, 4) was fifth.

Twenty-six countries competed in PyeongChang.

At the previous 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, the Ukrainian athletes came fourth in the medal standings and second in terms of the total number of medals (25: 5, 9, 11).

Ukraine's most successful Paralympic Games were in Turin, Italy, in 2006 when the Ukrainians ranked second in the medal standings and third in terms of the number of gold medals.

The next, 13th Paralympic Games will be held in Beijing, China, from March 4 to March 13, 2022.

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