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U.S. wins bronze medal on last day of Paralympics; final medal standings

Mar 16, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

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Cross-country skier Oksana Masters won the final U.S. medal of the Sochi Paralympics, bronze in women’s 5km sitting on the last day of competition.

Masters won her second medal of the Games, adding to her 12km silver.

Host Russia finished strong, sweeping two cross-country events Sunday to finish with 80 medals (a record) and 30 golds. The next highest nations had 25 medals and nine golds.

The U.S. totaled 18 medals (its most at a Winter Games since 2002) and two golds. It won 13 with four golds in 2010.

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  1. auntjane6 - Mar 16, 2014 at 5:58 PM

    NBCSP, thank you, thank you, thank you for broadcasting the Paralympics this year! Now, of course, I ask for MORE, MORE, MORE! The Paralympics—or Parallel Olympics— should be accessible to all by broadcast television, just as the Olympics are. You have broken open the barrier; now continue to tear it down!

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