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Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang officially begin with colourful opening ceremony

Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang officially begin with colourful opening ceremony

There are a record 567 athletes from 48 countries competing, in addition to the neutral Paralympic athlete delegation. Athletes on the US snowboard team in the LL-1 and LL-2 classes wear the prosthetic knee and foot designed by Schultz's company.

"We hope both sides can contribute the successful host of the event in the future".

One of her country's best-credentialed athletes in PyeongChang, she is soon to turn her attention to winning its first Winter Games gold medal in 16 years. Ultimately, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) decided that it did not want any further debate on the matter and suggested the two Koreas march separately at the Opening Ceremony.

In addition, athletes from Russian Federation will also take part under the banner of "neutral Paralympic athletes" after their nation failed to satisfy the International Paralympic Committee over doping concerns.

USA snowboarder Brenna Huckaby, who has a prosthetic leg, was the first female para-athlete to model a swimsuit for the U.S. magazine Sports Illustrated.

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The 2018 Winter Olympics also marked the first major sporting event LiveU has provided 4K and HEVC (high-efficiency video coding) compression solutions, primarily through the LiveU LU600 portable transmission unit.

The Paralympics, which follows last month's Winter Olympic Games, will be held in PyeongChang and neighboring cities Gangneung and Jeongseon through March 18. An additional two nations will make their Winter Games debut - Tajikistan and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Google is celebrating the commencement of the Winter Paralympics in PyeongChang city of South Korea with a special doodle.

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. The United States has the largest team with 74 athletes, which includes six guides for visually impaired athletes.

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