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The Biathlon events at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will be held on March 10, 2018, March 13, 2018 and March 16, 2018 at the Alpensia Biathlon Center.

There are three types of individual events:

  • Short distances: Men: 7.5 km (Men) or 6 km (Women)
  • Medium distances: Men: 12.5 km (Men) or 10 km (Women)
  • Long distances: Men: 15 km (Men) or 12.5 km (Women)

Categories of disabilities for the biathlon include vision impaired (VI), standing physical disability and sitting physical disability.

Medals

Men's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
7.5 km VI  Ukraine

Vitaliy Lukyanenko

 Belarus

Yury Holub

 Ukraine

Anatolii Kovalevskyi

12.5 km VI  Belarus

Yury Holub

 Ukraine

Oleksandr Kazik

 Ukraine

Iurii Utkin

15 km VI  Ukraine

Vitaliy Lukyanenko

 Ukraine

Oleksandr Kazik

 France

Anthony Chalencon

7.5 km Standing  France

Benjamin Daviet

 Canada

Mark Arendz

 Ukraine

Ihor Reptyukh

12.5 km Standing  France

Benjamin Daviet

 Ukraine

Ihor Reptyukh

 Canada

Mark Arendz

12.5 km Standing  Canada

Mark Arendz

 France

Benjamin Daviet

 Norway

Nils-Erik Ulset

7.5 km Sitting  United States

Daniel Cnossen

 Belarus

Dzmitry Loban

 Canada

Collin Cameron

12.5 km Sitting  Ukraine

Taras Rad

 United States

Daniel Cnossen

 United States

Andrew Soule

12.5 km Sitting  Germany

Martin Fleig

 United States

Daniel Cnossen

 Canada

Collin Cameron

Women's events
Event Gold Silver Bronze
6 km VI NPA

Mikhalina Lysova

 Ukraine

Oksana Shyshkova

 Belarus

Sviatlana Sakhanenka

10 km VI  Ukraine

Oksana Shyshkova

NPA

Mikhalina Lysova

 Germany

Clara Klug

12.5 km VI NPA

Mikhalina Lysova

 Ukraine

Oksana Shyshkova

 Germany

Clara Klug

6 km Standing NPA

Ekaterina Rumyantseva

NPA

Anna Milenina

 Ukraine

Liudmyla Liashenko

10 km Standing NPA

Ekaterina Rumyantseva

NPA

Anna Milenina

 Ukraine

Liudmyla Liashenko

12.5 km Standing NPA

Anna Milenina

NPA

Ekaterina Rumyantseva

 Canada

Brittany Hudak

6 km Sitting  United States

Kendall Gretsch

 United States

Oksana Masters

 Belarus

Lidziya Hrafeyeva

10 km Sitting  Germany

Andrea Eskau

NPA

Marta Zaynullina

NPA

Irina Gulyayeva

12.5 km Sitting  Germany

Andrea Eskau

 United States

Oksana Masters

 Belarus

Lidziya Hrafeyeva

Medal Table

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 NPA 5 5 1 11
2  Ukraine 4 5 5 14
3  Germany 3 0 2 5
4  United States 2 4 1 7
5  France 2 1 1 4
6  Belarus 1 2 3 6
7  Canada 1 1 4 6
8  Norway 0 0 1 1
Total 18 18 18 54
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