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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.

Alana Nichols – Women’s Downhill – Sitting

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, and the full Ice Sledge Hockey schedule (with results) can be found at

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, and the full Wheelchair Curling Round Robin schedule can be found at

The full Paralympic Winter games schedule can be found at To determine what Sochi times convert to in your own time zone, you can use the simple time converter at World Time Buddy.