Mark Arendz receives biathlon silver medal in Sochi

P.E.I.'s Mark Arendz received his silver medal for the men's 7.5K biathlon standing at the Sochi Paralympics on Sunday. He competes again on Tuesday.

1st Paralympic medal of 2014 Games not expected to be his last

Mark Arendz awarded Paralympic silver in men’s 7.5 km standing biathlon in Sochi. 7:00

Mark Arendz waved to the crowd as he walked on to the stage to receive his silver medal for the men's biathlon 7.5-kilometre standing race on Monday at the Sochi Paralympics.

Arendz, of Hartsville, P.E.I., was joined by gold medallist Vladislav Lekomtcev and bronze medallist Azat Karachurin, both of Russia, for the victory ceremony at the Paralympic Medals Plaza.

The medal was Arendz's first of these Games but is not expected to be his last. He competes next on Tuesday in the men's 12.5K biathlon standing, beginning at 5:20 a.m. ET (and streaming live on

Click above to watch the medal ceremony from start to finish.


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