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As with the Winter Olympics last month, Russian athletes who are deemed to be clean by the International Paralympic Committee will be able to compete as neutrals.

Gretsch finished first in the women's sit ski.

Participant at the Warri/Effurun Peace Marathon ready for action at last year's race.

Georgia and Tajikistan will also make their Winter Games debuts, while the USA will have the largest team with 68 athletes.

According to the Google Doodleblog post, the sports event will see the participation of over 670 athletes.

As reported previously, the South followed the International Paralympic Committee's recommendation not to politicize sporting events, while the North insisted the flag depict the Korean Dokdo Islets in the East Sea that Japan claims as its own territory.

It's also the country's third medal at the Winter Paralympics.

It was the Slovakian's sixth Paralympic gold in vision impaired skiing.

Among them are 30 neutral competitors from Russia, which remains suspended by the IPC over a mass doping scandal. Athletes in the same sport compete in different categories based on their disability, to ensure an even playing field.

He has achieved top-10 finishes at the World Championships as well as three Europa Cup titles. "So it is pretty exciting to have the opportunity".

Sin, 37, lost his legs after a car accident in 2006 just a day before his college graduation.

"I feel very honored to write history", Sin said after the competition. While the development of indoor rinks has allowed hockey to be played globally, the sport has traditionally relied on backyard rinks and ponds to provide players with their first introduction to skating. Skiers in this class may have Grade 3-5 hip flexion and extension.

The Paralympics in South Korea opened Friday with a glittering ceremony that mixed spectacular light shows and fireworks with traditional Korean performances and modern pop music. Four-time Paralympians Oksana Masters and Aaron Pike have competed in every Paralympics - winter and summer - since 2012 in London. Oksana Masters of the United States won silver, beating Lidzia Hrafeyeva of Belarus who took the bronze.

James Barnes-Miller was born without a right hand and first tried snowboarding in 2010.

GB's wheelchair curling team are reigning medal holders, having claimed bronze at Sochi.

"Since our first formal agreement signed in 2000, the Paralympic Games and the movement as a whole has grown beyond all recognition", he said.

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