N.Korean Athletes Participating in Paralympics Arrive in S.Korea

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    March 08, 2018 09:07

    Two North Korean athletes and over 20 officials arrived in South Korea for the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang on Wednesday, two days ahead of its opening on Friday.

    Hwang Chung-song, who leads the North Korean delegation for the Paralympics, said he was pleased to participate in the sports event here.

    North Korean athletes and sports officials arrives in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province on Wednesday. /Newsis

    Two North Korean sit-skiers, Kim Jong-hyon and Ma Yu-chol, will compete in cross-country skiing.

    This is the first time ever for North Korea to participate in the Winter Paralympics and the North's players and officials will return home on March 15.

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