[MEDAL ALERT] Brittany Hudak repeats as bronze medallist in 12.5 kilometre biathlon

Canadian Paralympic Committee

March 11, 2022

Para nordic skier collects second medal in Beijing


BEIJING – Brittany Hudak of Prince Albert, Sask. has won two medals at one Paralympic Winter Games for the first time in her career after earning the bronze Friday in the women’s standing 12.5 kilometre individual biathlon race.

Liudmyla Liashenko of Ukraine won the gold medal in 47 minutes and 22.0 seconds, missing two of 20 shots. Zhiqing Zhao of China was second 44.3 seconds behind the Ukrainian and Hudak also missed twice in the shooting range and was 1:41.4 back of the winner.

Emily Young of North Vancouver was sixth with one shooting miss.

It’s a third career medal in three Paralympic Winter Games appearances for Hudak. She was third earlier this week in the 15-kilometre cross country race. She also won the bronze in the 12.5 kilometre biathlon in 2018.

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