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ParalympicsGB Chef de Mission Penny Briscoe lauded the team’s performances at Sochi 2014 as the athletes and staff returned to the UK after the best ever ParalympicsGB performance at a Paralympic Winter Games to secure a highest ever finish position in the medals table of 10th.
The curtain fell on ParalympicsGB’s most successful ever Winter Games tonight (Sunday March 16) as the team celebrated nine extraordinary days of competition.
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.
ParalympicsGB skiers today battled conditions to get one run of the Super-Combined completed as heavy fog descended onto the course, while the Wheelchair Curling team bounced back from morning defeat to win their round robin match against Norway 7-3.
The ParalympicsGB wheelchair curlers made light work of the Slovakian opposition in their fourth match of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, forcing a previously unbeaten team to a heavy 12-2 defeat.
ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Curling put in their second winning performance of the day at Sochi 2014, battling their way past 2010 Paralympic silver medallists Korea to secure a well-deserved 8-4 victory.
The ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Curling team secured their first win of the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in the first match of the day (Sunday March 9), in a tense game which went right down to the final stone.