Ukraine wins 5th gold at 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang

Blind ice hockey players Simon Richard and Vince Ryan vie for possession

Blind ice hockey players Simon Richard and Vince Ryan vie for possession

The three most popular events this year include the South Korea versus Canada wheelchair curling match, the ice hockey match between South Korea and Japan as well as South Korea and Germany's wheelchair curling match.

Another Ukrainian, Iurii Utkin, won the bronze medal in the same discipline. A total of 30 Russian Para athletes and six sighted guides who help visually impaired athletes are competing in PyeongChang.

Ticket sales for Pyeongchang 2018 have reached 320,531, breaking the record for the most ever sold for a Winter Paralympic Games.

Cnossen, already the recipient of a Bronze Star of Valor and a Purple Heart from the Navy, won a gold medal for Team USA for his performance in the 7.5 kilometer sitting during the biathlon competition on Saturday. "Keep it up!", the message said.

When Brian McKeever looks back at the race that made him Canada's most decorated winter Paralympian, he'll remember it as one of his most hard. A couple of mistakes in the Super G but we knew we were in the hunt. "Thanks to our wax techs, and both of these guides, they all did an awesome job today", McKeever said in the release.

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Nishikawa and McKeever won the sprint race gold medal in Sochi, which was the first Paralympic race the duo skied together. "It is super windy out there so to be able to tuck in behind these big boys is important for me".

Yury Holub was second in 47:07.5, while Thomas Clarion of France took the bronze in 47:24.4.

By winning her sixth gold, Milenina became a 16-time Paralympic medalist.

Kennedy passed back to Nishikawa for the final lap.

Slovakia's Petra Smarzova competes in the Alpine Skiing Standing Women's Super Combined at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in Jeongseon, South Korea, at the Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. The win takes Patmore into the upper realm of Australian sport as he is the first man in Australian sporting history to win a medal at both the Summer and Winter Games.

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