SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Para-Nordic skier Brian McKeever (Canmore, Alta.) and guide Erik Carleton (Canmore, Alta.) have won Canada's first gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, in the men's 20km classic, visually-impaired race.
Carleton guided McKeever for the first half of the race and Graham Nishikawa (Whitehorse, Yukon) guided McKeever for the second half of the race.
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For full information about Team Canada at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, please visit paralympic.ca/team-canada.
SOURCE: Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)
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