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Paralympics to start on August 24 with 86 athletes for Team Korea in 14 events Updated: 2021-08-13 04:42:22 KST

The end of the Olympics also signals the opening of the Paralympics and there are just 11 days to before the Games kick off.
Team Korea is sending a record-high number of athletes to Tokyo a whopping 86 in 14 different events.
This includes athletes in Taekwondo and badminton which have been newly added to the Paralympics this year.
One of South Korea's main strengths is in boccia, a sport not included at the Olympics and Team Korea has not failed to bag a medal since the 1988 Paralympics in Seoul.
The events are set to continue until September 5th with more than 44-hundred athletes competing in 22 different sports.
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