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      October 8, 2013

      With just 150 days to go until the Sochi 2014 Paralympics, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has named 12 Nordic skiers as Ones to Watch athletes in the season leading up to the Games.

      Those featured have over 30 world and Paralympic titles between them across cross country and biathlon disciplines and are tipped to be medal contenders in Russia from 7 March when the Paralympics begin.

      Dominating the men’s visually impaired events is seven-time Paralympic and five-time world champion, Canadian Brian Mckeever, who retains his place on the list of athletes to look out for.

                                                                                                                                        Brian McKeever © • Martin NauclÃ

      Article Link: www.paralympic.org/news/nordic-skiers-revealed-ones-watch-sochi-2014

      The IPC’s Ones to Watch initiative for Sochi 2014 showcases the top winter athletes to follow around the world, with all of the selections having won medals on the international stage, in addition to strong appearances in the media.