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Wheelchair Curling Team through to Semi-Finals in the Paralympic Winter Games
The Britain's wheelchair curlers are in
the semi-final © Radio4Handicaps
On the fifth day of paralympic Winter Games Britain's wheelchair curlers beat USA 5-2. With that victory Great Britain now reached the semi-final at the Paralympic Winter Games in Turin.
The all Scottish team go on to play against Sweden in the semi-finals on Friday. Wheelchair Curling Team Manager Ena Stevenson said: "We set out to reach the semi-finals and now we've achieved that we're going for gold. The team are all confident and focused for the semi-final match against Sweden on Friday.”
Great Britain's ice sledge hockey team had a less successful day losing 3-0 to Sweden in their play-off for fifth place. They will now face either Japan or Italy on Friday to contest seventh place.
Alpine Skier Liz Miller is back in action on the slopes today, competing in the Women's Giant Slalom.
Twenty-six year-old Miller, from Brockenhurst, Hampshire finished tenth in the Downhill on Saturday and 16th in the Super-G on Monday.
Steven Cook, athlete of the USA wins the race over 10 kilometers in the discipline Cross-Country Skiing - Standing. So the Americans monopolised after the Russians the medals With 10 golds, 9 silvers and 5 bronzes Russia seems unmatchable in the overall medal table.
REHACARE.de; Source: British Paralympic Association