Mar 8, 2022 - Sports

Team USA takes gold and silver in Winter Paralympics triathlon

Team USA's Oksana Masters, Kendall Gretsch and bronze medalist Anja Wickers of Team Germany at the Para Biathlon Women's Middle Distance Sitting flower ceremony March 8 in China.

Team USA's silver medalist Oksana Masters and gold medalist Kendall Gretsch, with German bronze medalist Anja Wickers during the para biathlon women's middle distance sitting flower ceremony on day four of the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Zhangjiakou, China, on Tuesday morning local time. Photo: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Kendall Gretsch won a Beijing Winter Paralympic Games gold medal and U.S. teammate Oksana Masters silver in the 10km sitting biathlon event on Tuesday morning local time.

The big picture: 8.7 seconds separated Gretsch and Masters in the event, per NBC Sports. Gretsch also won gold in the Summer Paralympics triathlon in Tokyo six months ago. Gretsch now has two Beijing Paralympics medals and Masters has three.

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