Czech Republic: Eight facts on the Sochi 2014 Paralympics28.01.2014
Traditionally strong in skiing, the Czech Republic’s strongest medal chances are in ice sledge hockey at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
• Czech athles have won five gold medals and 15 total medals at the Paralympic Winter Games as an independent NPC.
• All 15 of the Czech Republic's Paralympic Winter Games medals have come in alpine skiing. Cross-country skiing and ice sledge hockey are the other sports in which the Czech Republic has been a medal contender.
• The Czech Republic won at least one medal at all five Paralympic Winter Games in which it has participated (1994-2010), with a best haul of seven medals in 1998.
• At the 2010 Games, the Czech Republic's only medal was a bronze won by Anna Kuliskova in the women’s super-G visually impaired race.
• Before the creation of the Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia won three gold medals and 10 total medals at the Paralympic Winter Games from 1976-1992. All three gold medals were won by Eva Lemezova in alpine skiing races in 1976.
• At the Paralympic Games, the Czech Republic have won 40 gold medals and 122 total medals in the five editions in which it has participated (1996-2012).
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