Yury Holub about Paralympics gold: 16 is my lucky starting number

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Yury Holub about Paralympics gold: 16 is my lucky starting number

Belarus' Yury Holub has won gold at the 2018 Paralympics. The event, according to the biathlete, was the best in his career. Yury is sure that his bib with number 16 helped him win. Moreover, it's on the 16th of April when Yury celebrates his birthday.

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This was the third award at the 2018 Paralympic Games for the Belarusian skier. 

Previously, he took silver in a 20km ski race and won second place in the biathlon sprint.

Now Belarus boasts 7 awards: two gold medals, three silvers and two bronzes. 

Belarusian Paralympic athletes are among the ten strongest. In the medal standings at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, the national Paralympic team is in 8th place.

Sviatlana Sakhanenka yesterday brought the Belarusian team the first gold. Dmitry Loban and twice Yury Holub rose to the second step of the podium. 

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Bronze on the first day after the Paralympics opening ceremony was won by the Belarusians Lidzia Hrafeyeva and Sviatlana Sakhanenka.