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the Third day 8 - h winter Paralimpijsky games has brought Russian national team two gold medals, silver and one bronze

the Third day 8 - h winter Paralimpijsky games has brought three Russian national team two gold medals, three silver and one bronze in competitions on cross-countries on a short distance on 5 km, the correspondent " passes; News ".

" Gold " sedentary sportsmen have brought: Kryzhanovsky Taras/ category LW12/ and Shilov Sergey/ category LW10/, and " silver " has got to Terentyev Mihailu/ category LW10/.

Sportsmen - visually impaired persons Iljuchenko Nikolay/ category 2/ and Mannanov Irek/ category 3/ have won two silver medals, and Kupchinsky Valery/ category 1/ became the bronze prize-winner.

Russians have not won medals this day in one category in cross-countries on a short distance of 2,5 km. In performances on a slalom - to the giant among men two sportsmen from a Russian team Moshkin Alexey and Kostenko Igor could not reach finish.

categories of sedentary sportsmen: LW10 - sportsmen W function of infringements of the bottom extremities, incapable independently to sit, W a cerebral paralysis, W infringement of functions of all four extremities; LW11 - W infringement of functions of the bottom extremities and bad balance in a sitting position. W a cerebral paralysis W functional infringements of the bottom extremities; LW12 - W damage of a spinal cord and other functional infringements, W functioning bottom extremities and Gud balance in a sitting position.

categories of blind sportsmen: 1 - from total absence of perception of light in a NE eye B4 perception of light, but impossibility to learn a hand outline on NE distance, in a NE direction; 2 - from ability to distinguish B4 visual acuity 2/ 60 or a field of vision 50 percents there are less than outline of a hand; 3 - From visual acuity above 2/ 60 B4 visual acuity 6/ 60 or a field of vision from 5 B4 20 percents