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Canada’s Marcoux wins Paralympic gold in giant slalom

Canada's players celebrate a goal during the bronze medal ice sledge hockey match between Canada and Norway at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, March 15.

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Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., and guide Robin Femy of Mont Tremblant, Que., won gold in the men's visually impaired giant slalom on Saturday for the pair's third medal at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.

The 16-year-old Marcoux the 24-year-old Femy also won a pair of bronze medals in downhill and super-G.

Meanwhile, Billy Bridges scored twice and Brad Bowden had a goal and two assists as Canada defeated Norway 3-0 in the bronze-medal game of the sledge hockey tournament.

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Corbin Watson stopped 10 shots to get the shutout for Canada, which finished fourth in Vancouver four years ago.

Canada lost Thursday's semi-final to the United States, which was set to take on Russia in the final later Saturday.

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