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Team USA wins 3 medals on day 1 of Paralympics competition in Sochi

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Team USA won three medals during the first day of competition at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games.

Silver
Alana Nichols – Women’s Downhill – Sitting

Bronze
Allison Jones – Women’s Downhill – Standing
Laurie Stephens – Women’s Downhill – Sitting

Team USA also came away with a Preliminary Round win in Group B of the Ice Sledge Hockey competition. They outplayed Italy to win 5-1. Detailed stats of the game can be found at www.sochi2014.com/en/paralympic/ice-sledge-hockey-preliminary-round-group-b, and the full Ice Sledge Hockey schedule (with results) can be found at www.sochi2014.com/en/paralympic/ice-sledge-hockey-schedule-and-results.

Unfortunately, Team USA was not victorious in their first showing in Wheelchair Curling, falling to Slovakia in a 4-6 loss in Round Robin Session 1. Detailed stats of that game can be found at www.sochi2014.com/en/paralympic/wheelchair-curling-round-robin-session-1-04, and the full Wheelchair Curling Round Robin schedule can be found at www.sochi2014.com/en/paralympic/wheelchair-curling-robin-round.

The full Paralympic Winter games schedule can be found at www.sochi2014.com/en/paralympic/schedule-and-results. To determine what Sochi times convert to in your own time zone, you can use the simple time converter at World Time Buddy.

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