Winter Paralympics 2022 medal table: how many medals have Team GB won at Beijing Games
The 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in China’s capital are underway with the host nation topping the medal table on Friday morning with Ukraine second and Canada third.
A total of 564 athletes from 46 nations are taking part in the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing.
Team GB have sent 24 competitors to China’s capital to take part across five different sports as they attempted to bring home gold, silver and bronze medals.
Prior to this year’s games, Britain had won a total of 34 medals throughout the history of the Winter Paralympics with that total comprising of two gold, 13 silver and 19 bronze medals from 12 events.
The 2018 Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, brought success for Team GB in the Alpine Skiing as Menna Fitzpatrick won a gold medal in the Women’s Slalom.
Fitzpatrick also brought home two silvers and a bronze, making her the most decorated winter Paralympian in the county’s history, while fellow Alpine competitor Millie Knight took home two silvers and a bronze.
2022 Winter Paralympics medal table
China currently leads the medal table as of Friday, March 10th with 14 gold medals, 14 silver and 19 bronze.
Right behind them in second place are Ukraine who have picked up nine gold, 10 silver and six bronze so far.
Currently third in the overall medal table are Canada who have won seven gold, four silver and nine bronze.
Of the 46 nations competing, 19 have picked up at least one medal so far.
Team GB have currently won one gold medal, one silver and four bronze which places them 13th in the standings.
Here is the current top ten of the 2022 Winter Paralympics medal table:
- China - 14 gold, 14 silver, 19 bronze
- Ukraine - 9 gold, 10 silver, 6 bronze
- Canada - 7 gold, 4 silver, 9 bronze
- France - 6 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze
- USA - 4 gold, 10 silver, 3 bronze
- Austria - 4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze
- Japan - 4 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze
- Norway - 3 gold, 2 silver, 0 bronze
- Slovakia - 3 gold, 0 silver, 1 bronze
- Germany - 2 gold, 8 silver, 6 bronze
The medal table is ordered by the number of gold medals won.
Great Britain, New Zealand, Finland, Italy and Sweden are the other nations who have won gold medals so far while Netherlands, Australia, Kazakhstan and Switzerland have won at least one silver or bronze.
Who has won medals for Team GB at 2022 Winter Paralympics?
All of Team GB’s medals at the 2022 Winter Paralympics have come in Alpine Skiing events.
Neil Simpson has won the only gold medal so far at the in the Men's Super-G, vision impaired event and also won bronze in the Men’s super combined, vision impaired event.
Menna Fitzpatrick has added to her medal collection from the previous games with a silver and a bronze and Millie Knight has done likewise with a bronze.
What events are taking place at the 2022 Paralympics today?
The following events are taking place at the 2022 Winter Paralympic games today (Wednesday, March 9):
- Para Cross Country Skiing
- Para Ice Hockey
- Wheelchair Curling
The full schedule of events from Beijing can be viewed at the official Paralympics website.
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