Adam Hall wins bronze at Beijing Paralympic Winter Games

Adam Hall won bronze in the standing super combined at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, after dominating the slalom portion of the event.

Hall entered the slalom in 15th place after the super-G race, where he finished 4.45 seconds off the top of the standings.

But he was quick in his favorite technical slalom section, clocking just 39.44 seconds and taking the lead.

He was pushed back to second place by Finland’s Santeri Kiiveri, then to the bronze medal by the last skier, Frenchman Arthur Bauchet, who had set the best time in the super-G.

It is the second bronze medal Hall has won in the super combined event, having won the same in PyeongChang four years ago. It is his fourth overall medal, having won gold in slalom in 2010 and 2018.

There was a lot of drama on Monday, with Chinese athlete Jingyi Liang disqualified in the super-G portion of the super combined, less than 24 hours after winning gold in the super-G standalone event at the same course .

Liang was on course to record the fastest super-G time in the super combined, but lost control on the final corner and crashed through the penultimate gate, disqualifying him from the race.

While Corey Peters was not competing on Monday, fellow sit-skier Aaron Ewen was and the 25-year-old unfortunately failed to complete his slalom run.

Ewen was in a good position at the end of the super-G portion of the event, sitting in 10th place, 5.98 seconds behind leader Jesper Pedersen of Norway.

But he struggled with the short, tight turns of the slalom and couldn’t register a time.

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