N, South Korea will not march collectively at Paralympics amid flag row
Mar 09, 2018, 09:01
Over 600 athletes, up from by 24 percent from the 2014 Sochi Games, will compete at PyeongChang 2018 in events such as alpine skiing and the biathlon.
Six athletes have travelled to Pyeongchang, but only two will actually compete, both in Nordic skiing events.
The Opening Ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will take place on Friday midnight 9 March (New Zealand time), with live coverage beginning at midnight on DUKE.
The KPC said its President Lee Myung-ho later had another meeting North Korea's Paralympic delegation chief Kim Mun-chol, also the head of the Korean Federation for the Protection of the Disabled (KFPD), but the two sides failed to narrow their differences.
He was eventually smuggled from North Korea by his father in 2001.
Niels de Langen of the Netherlands starts the men's downhill training run. She lost her leg when she had cancer as a child and hopes the publicity will raise awareness of the Paralympics and encourage more people to participate.
Schultz enters the Paralympics as one of the top snowboarders in the world having won a silver medal in banked slalom at the 2017 world championships.
Organisers say there has been good public interest, with about 275,000 tickets sold so far.
International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Andrew Parsons said the body was "disappointed" but did not give a reason for the decision.
Audiences everywhere are set to be captivated and inspired as the world's best athletes gather in PyeongChang for the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games and, as rightsholder for Europe*, the EBU will see the Games broadcast free-to-air in over 25 countries.
"They have bipartite invitations from us due to their circumstances".
McKeever, who's never marched in the opening ceremonies in his four previous Paralympics - his racing schedule has been too demanding - posed for photos after Thursday's announcement at Canada Paralympic House.
The IPC suspended the Russian Paralympic Committee ahead of the Rio Paralympics in August 2016 because of its "inability to fulfill its IPC membership obligations, in particular its obligation to comply with the World Anti-Doping Code".
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