Sin Eui-hyun of South Korea competes in the men's 15-kilometer sitting cross-country skiing event at the PyeongChang Winter Paralympic Games at Alpensia Biathlon Centre in PyeongChang, some 180 kilometers east of Seoul, on March 11, 2018.
"We were still negotiating right up until the very last moment".
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The Paralympics will run from March 9 to March 18.
"Since our first formal agreement signed in 2000, the Paralympic Games and the movement as a whole has grown beyond all recognition", he said.
North Korean officials said they do "not accept the fact that Dokdo can not be marked due to political issues held in Korea", Reuters reported.
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Among the participants of the Games, 30 Paralympic athletes of Ukraine.
Some of the adapted sports have become hits with spectators, such as fast and furious para ice hockey where competitors slide around on double-bladed sledges.
But the disagreement is considered a minor sticking point after what has been a swift thaw between the neighbours, starting with North Korea's decision in January to participate in the Olympics.
American Daniel Cnossen, a former US Navy Seal, took gold in the men's sit ski.
The participation of the North's wheelchair-bound athletes is part of a rapid rapprochement with the South that began at the Winter Olympics in February.
The 18-year-old from Vancouver captured bronze on Saturday in the women's standing downhill event with a time of one minute 34.60 seconds at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre, behind victor Marie Bochet of France (1:30.30) and runner-up Andrea Rothfuss of Germany (1:32.53). Schultz will the lead the 74-member delegation in Friday's opening ceremony, which will be shown on NBC Sports Network at 6 a.m.
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