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Para athlete from Russia Bugaev wins gold in Alpine Skiing at 2018 Paralympics

Para athlete from Russia Aleksei Bugaev has won the gold medal in the men’s Super Combined Slalom in Standing at the 2018 Paralympic Games

PYEONGCHANG (South Korea), March 13. /TASS/. Para athlete from Russia Aleksei Bugaev has won the gold medal in the men’s Super Combined Slalom in Standing at the 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang.

The Para athlete from Russia covered the distance in 2 minutes and 10.56 seconds. The silver went to France’s Arthur Bauchet (2:10.88) while New Zealand’s Adam Hall grabbed the bronze (2:15.32).

Para athlete from Russia Alexey Mikushin came 13th (2:28.96).

Para athlete from Russia Valery Redkozubov has clinched bronze in the Alpine Skiing Visually Impaired Men's Super Combined at the Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang.

Redkozubov finished in 2:17.1, yielding gold to Slovakia’s Miroslav Haraus (2:14.22). Spain’s Yon Santacana Maiztegui brought home silver (2:15.13).

Redkozubov finished sixths in the Super-G event at the PyeongChang Games earlier. At the Sochi Paralympic Games the Russian athlete clinched gold in the Slalom and Super Combined, as well as gold in the Giant Slalom event.

As the Russian Paralympic Committee remains suspended, Russian Para athletes are competing in the Winter Paralympic Games in South Korea’s PyeongChang held on March 9-18 in the neutral status.