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Ragnhild Myklebust recalls glory days: Paralympics 2018

Ragnhild Myklebust recalls glory days:  Paralympics 2018

No other winter Paralympian has ever won a larger number of titles than Ragnhild Myklebust.

She asserted an amazing 27 awards, including 22 golds, three silvers and two bronze, crosswise over three games more than five Paralympic Winter Games in the vicinity of 1988 and 2002.

Just USA's 41-time swimming Paralympic champion Trischa Zorn holds a bigger number of titles than the Norwegian yet at Summer Games.

Myklebust additionally has 14 golds more than her comrade Marit Bjorgen, the most brightened winter Olympian ever.
 Paralympics 2018

Paralympics 2018

"I very consider being the most brightened winter Paralympian ever," she said. "It is just when they specify the competitors who have won more decorations, and they discuss capable competitors while say nothing in regards to us that I consider it."

Myklebust was a fruitful ice sledge speed skater, a game which last highlighted at Winter Paralympics at Nagano 1998, and Nordic skier.

She won four golds, three silvers and one bronze in ice sledge speed skating between Innsbruck 1988 and Lillehammer 1994. She stayed top notch as a crosscountry skier, winning 16 titles from her first race in Innsbruck until her toward the end in Salt Lake City.

Myklebust additionally included two golds and one bronze in biathlon. 

From all the numerous awards she has fixed, the gold in the ladies' 3x2.5 km transfer open at Lillehammer 1994 emerges as per her. "It is a precarious inquiry on the grounds that for me the greater part of the decorations have been the best. In any case, in the event that I needed to pick, I would pick that transfer."

In that race, Myklebust united with Anne Helene Barlund and Siw Vestengen to give Norway the gold with a period of 25:46.4. Germany (26:51.8) and Russia* (27:14.4) finished the platform.

Germany's Reinhild Moeller (1980-2006) and Gerd Schoenfelder (1992-2010), both of whom won 16 golds in snow capped skiing, are the two winter Paralympians who finished nearer from breaking Myklebust's record.

It might take numerous years, in the event that it ever happens, to see another competitor winning such a large number of titles at Paralympic Winter Games.

"I don't know whether my record will ever be broken," said Myklebust. "I think rivalry these days has become harder than when I used to contend."

Paralympics 2018

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Each opposition and also the Opening and Closing Ceremonies can be observed live appropriate here on the International Paralympic Committee's site. Paralympic.org Highlights of every day's activity will likewise be made accessible.

*Editor's note: The International Paralympic Committee suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee on 7 August 2016 for its failure to satisfy its IPC participation duties and commitments, specifically its commitment to agree to the IPC Anti-Doping Code and the World Anti-Doping Code (to which it is likewise a signatory). Because of the suspension, Russian competitors can't enter IPC authorized occasions or rivalries, including the Paralympic Games.

On 29 January 2018, the IPC reported that qualified Russian Para competitors who met strict conditions would be permitted to contend in five games at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. These games are elevated skiing, biathlon, crosscountry, snowboard and wheelchair twisting.

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