The Paralympics continue the heat of the Beijing Olympics.
Although concerns about the spread of Corona are growing, the disabled athletes pledged their support at the decision ceremony today (22nd) and asked for enthusiastic support.
Correspondent Lee Jeong-chan.
Unlike the past, when they promised propaganda with strong slogans, the Beijing Paralympic delegation ceremony was held with tension.
Ten days before the opening day, 7 confirmed cases including 2 players came out, so only 10 players attended.
[Yoon Kyung-sun/Beijing Paralympic Athlete’s Team Leader: I will not slow down until the end so that I can show the best performance and finish the tournament safely.]
Korea, which had the best performance in history with one gold medal and two bronze medals in Pyeongchang 4 years ago, is in Beijing. Aim for two bronze medals.
Eui-hyeon Shin, who won the first gold medal in the history of the Paralympic Games in Korea, is aiming for medals in ice hockey and wheelchair curling.
[Shin Eui-hyeon/Nordic Skiing National Team for the Disabled: I prepared hard for 4 years.
I will do my best to get breastfeeding and come back with good results.
The players' families and Tokyo Paralympic heroes sent messages of support through video.
[Jang Na-eum/Jang Jong-ho ice hockey player son: Daddy's best dad fighting.
[Jiyu Yoon/Tokyo Paralympic Table Tennis National Team: Come and win in Beijing and show everything you have prepared.]
The Paralympic Games, in which the heroes of human victory participate, will kick off in Beijing on the 4th of next month.
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