Moose Jaw's Marie Wright wins bronze with Canada's curling team at Paralympics

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America and Canada handily took care of their opposition in the run to the Paralympic gold-medal game.

"I am delighted to be part of the history of Croatian performances at the Winter Paralympics by winning the first medal for my homeland, and I dedicate this success to my parents, trainers and all those who believed in me", said Bošnjak.

The Chinese team then displayed their stunning form as Chen, the third player, made a precise draw around six guards to sit in the four-foot as shot stone, which Norway failed to clear with its last two attempts, awarding China its first-ever gold medal in the Winter Paralympic Games.

Hall won gold on Saturday through his two runs totalling one minute and 36 seconds - 39 seconds ahead of second placed Arthur Bauchet of France.

Minard had runs of 55.13 seconds, a best of 54.67 and 55.09 Friday (best time determines placing). "Now we've reached this far, I think it's important for us to keep a strong mentality".

Nordic skier Mark Arendz will be Canada's flagbearer
Nordic skier Mark Arendz will be Canada's flagbearer

Para Nordic skier Sin Eui-hyun has won South Korea's first ever gold medal in the Winter Paralympics. "No matter the result that happened this week, I know that my kids were still going to love me, and my wife was still going to love me, and the sun was still going to come up tomorrow". It was a close race between Huckaby and Cecile Hernandez of France with less than half a second separating them. "And I did and I ended up with a bit of road rash". "I am still in shock and there were many thoughts of many people going through my mind when out there.All of New Zealand, I really feel like I have been supported out there". "We put ourselves in a good position to medal and we played well".

"I was just told that I'm a seven-time champion".

Evan StrongOn the growth of the sport since Sochi and success of Team USA..."I'm not just extremely proud for Team USA, but I'm extremely proud for my sport".

Added Forrest: "In this field, a medal is a huge win".

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