SKIING: Jade well-positioned for another Sochi medal

LOOKING GOOD: Jade Ethertington (left) and Caroline Powell are in the hunt for their third medal of the Sochi Games. Photo by Getty Images

LOOKING GOOD: Jade Ethertington (left) and Caroline Powell are in the hunt for their third medal of the Sochi Games. Photo by Getty Images

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Double-medal winning skier Jade Etherington is on-course for another place on the podium at the half way stage of the Super Combined at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games.

The partially sighted Bourne ski star, who won silver in the Downhill on Saturday and bronze in the Super-G event on Monday alongside guide Caroline Powell, is currently in third place.

Etherington and teenager Powell were expected to run in the Super Combined at the Rosa Kuhtor Alpine Centre at 6am (UK time) on Tuesday morning, but thick fog and rain resulted in the event being postponed to 10am.

The 23-year-old former Deepings pupil and Powell clocked 1.01.80mins and are behind defending Olympic champion Henrieta Karkasova (Slovakia), who put down a time of 59.55secs, and Australia’s Melissa Perrine.

The Super Combined consists of a single run of Slalom and a Super-G run. The winner is the skier with the fastest aggregate time across the two disciplines.