The curtain fell on ParalympicsGB’s most successful ever Winter Games tonight (Sunday March 16) as the team celebrated nine extraordinary days of competition.
ParalympicsGB Alpine skiier Jade Etherington has been handed the honour of carrying the Union flag at the Closing Ceremony of the Paralympic Winter Games on Sunday March 16.
The ParalympicsGB wheelchair curlers fought back after a disappointing semi-final defeat to defiantly claim bronze at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, their first Paralympic medal since 2006. Brilliant tactical play from the team saw them come from behind to beat China 7-3.
Jade Etherington and Caroline Powell made history today (Friday March 13) as they clinched silver in the women's Visually Impaired Super Combined with a spectacular performance in the Super-G discipline, making them the most decorated British female winter Paralympians of all time.
The ParalympicsGB wheelchair curlers ended day 6 of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games safe in the knowledge they had secured a semi-final berth in the competition, consequently fulfilling the promise to better their performance from Vancouver.
After a difficult few days in the Ice Cube Curling Centre, the GB wheelchair curlers demonstrated ice-cool focus to come back from a four point deficit to win their opening match this morning (Wednesday March 12) 8-7.
Jade Etherington and Caroline Powell won their third medal from three events as they claimed silver in the Slalom on day five of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.