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National record of Ukraine at the Paralympics-2022

12 Mar, 2022
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National record of Ukraine at the Paralympics-2022

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Main photo: Gold medalist Iryna Bui (center) silver medalist Oleksandra Kononova (left) and bronze medalist Liudmyla Liashenko celebrate after the women's biathlon middle distance standing event at the 2022 Winter Paralympics on Tuesday.Shuji Kajiyama/AP

While Ukraine battles Russian forces at home, its Paralympic athletes are putting up a fight in Beijing.

From March 4 to March 13, 2022, the XIII Paralympic Winter Games are being held in Beijing, where the Ukrainian team successfully performs, which set a national record for the number of awards and takes second place in the medal standings after nine days.

Gold medalist Iryna Bui of Team Ukraine celebrates with Valerii Sushkevych, the president of Ukraine's Paralympic committee, on Tuesday.
Michael Steele/Getty Images

Ukrainians already have 28 medals: 10 gold, 10 silver and 8 bronze.

Guide Oleksandr Mukshyn, Anatolii Kovalevskyi, Vitalii Lukianenko, guide Borys Babar, guide Oleksandr Nikonovych and Dmytro Suiarko celebrate their sweep in the men's middle distance vision impaired para biathlon at the 2022 Winter Paralympics on Tuesday in China.
Shuji Kajiyama/AP

Today, March 12, Ukrainians have replenished the piggy bank with three medals: Alexandra Kononova won a gold medal in the 10 km cross-country ski race in LW6-8 classes, Irina Bui became a bronze medalist in the same discipline, and Dmitry Suyarko took third place in the 12.5 km cross-country ski race in grades B1-3.


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