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Medal count for Day 4 of Sochi 2014 Paralympics: Russia dominates

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After Day 4 of competition on Tuesday at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, according to the Sochi Olympic Committee’s medal standings page of the official 2014 Paralympics website the Russian Federation has continued its overwhelming dominance in events while the United States gained no medals for the day.

The Australian Associated Press reported on Tuesday that medal rounds in the super-G runs of alpine skiing SC slalom events were postponed until Friday due to poor visibility.

The top seven countries which lead the gold medal race after four days of medal round action are the Russian Federation with 11 gold medals; Germany with four gold medals, Ukraine with three gold medals, Austria, Japan, France and Slovakia with two gold medals each.

The top five countries leading the total medals race as of the end of the day’s events are the Russian Federation (34); Ukraine (11); Canada and the United States (seven); and Japan (five).

As reported on the Sochi 2014 Paralympics schedule and results page, Medals events on Tuesday, with gold medal winning countries noted in parenthesis, were:
Biathlon:
Women’s 10 km – sitting (Germany)
Men’s 12.5 km – sitting (Russian Federation)
Women’s 10 km – standing (Russian Federation)
Men’s 12.5 km – standing (Russian Federation)
Women’s 10 km – visually impaired (Russian Federation)
Men’s 12.5 km – visually impaired (Ukraine)

In alpine skiing the super-G runs of the following events were postponed until Friday, March 14, delaying the awarding of medals in these events: women’s SC slalom (with super-G) – visually impaired, women’s SC slalom (with super-G) – standing, women’s SC slalom (with super-G) – sitting, men’s SC slalom (with super-G) – visually impaired, men’s SC slalom (with super-G) – standing and men’s SC slalom (with super-G) – sitting.

Following is a full list of the medal standings as of the end of competition on Day 4 of events with the breakdown by total medals then by type (gold, silver and bronze):

Country……………....Gold... Silver...Bronze......Total
Russian Federation…..11……..14…….9…………34
Ukraine………….....…...3……...3……..5…….…..11
Canada………………....1………2…….4……........7
United States……….….0……....3…….4……....….7
Japan……….....…...…..2…...…1……..2…...……..5
Germany………...…..….4………0……..0…..….….4
Austria……………….…2…..…..2…..…0….………4
France……….…....……2………1……..1….………4
Slovakia………….….....2…..…..1…..…0…...….….3
Great Britain….....….....1………1…..…1…….……3
Belarus……….......….…0……...0…..…3…............3
Sweden………………...1…….…0….…1…..….......2
Spain……….…....…..…1………0……..0….………1
Finland……………..…..0……….1….….0….…...…1
Norway ……………...…0………1…..…0………....1

Non-medal events were held on Tuesday in ice sledge hockey and wheelchair curling.

Medal round events scheduled for Wednesday, March 12 include competition in the following cross-country skiing events: men’s 1 km sprint – sitting, women’s 1 km sprint – sitting, men’s 1 km sprint free – standing, women’s 1 km sprint free – standing, men’s 1 km sprint free – visually impaired and women’s 1 km sprint free – visually impaired. In addition, medal events in alpine skiing on Wednesday which were rescheduled from a previous postponement are the women’s slalom – visually impaired, women’s slalom – standing and women’s slalom – sitting.

For complete coverage and schedules of all of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Olympic events, please visit the official site for the Sochi 2014 Winter Games as well as the NBC 2014 Olympics Winter Games site.

For the complete and current table of Winter Paralympic medal awards as events conclude please view the official Sochi 2014 medal count or the NBC Olympic medal standings. The medal totals are updated throughout the night and morning, U.S. time.

Source:
Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. Sochi.ru 2014 Paralympic Games. English version. 2014 Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games of 2014 in Sochi. n.d. Web. 11 March 2014.

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