The 42-year-old equalled the gold-medal haul of German former para alpine skier Gerd Schonfelder – the most decorated men's Paralympian.
The 18-year-old American-born freestyle skier who represents China has become the first action-sports athlete to earn three medals at the same Winter Olympics.
China's home favourite, Eileen Gu, was roared on by fans in the final but she had to settle for silver.
The Olympics in Beijing were already under fire for the country's policies regarding its Uighur minority, but now its internal Olympics protocol is also under the spotlight.
South Korea invested $13.1 billion in the PyeongChang Games, about 80 percent of which was used to build Olympic venues and other infrastructure in the sleepy province of Gangwon.
Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva has tested positive for a banned substance at the Winter Olympics.
Norway's Marit Bjoergen becomes the most successful athlete in Winter Games history with 14 medals, while 15-year-old Alina Zagitova steals the show in figure skating with a record score of 82.92 points.
Shirtless at the Rio summer Olympics in 2016, the 34-year-old Taufatofua from Tonga is a hit in South Korea having trained on roller skates to qualify for the cross country skiing.
North Korean athletes will compete in figure skating, short track speed skating, Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and hockey.
Over 14,000 doping tests have been conducted ahead of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to protect clean athletes and protect the games.
The flame arrived in South Korea on November 1, 100 days ahead of the opening ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Games.
Sochi luge silver medallists Albert Demchenko and Tatyana Ivanova are among a group of 11 Russians disqualified for doping and handed lifetime bans, says the International Olympic Committee.
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