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Official invitation to the Paralympians for the Winter Paralympic Games of 2018!

National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) from around the world were officially invited to attend the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven at a special ceremony on Tuesday (28 February) in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Up to 670 Para athletes from 45 countries are expected to compete in 80 medal events across six sports at next year’s Games, the first to be held in South Korea since the Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games. At Tuesday’s ceremony, following the playing of the Paralympic anthem, Sir Philip invited four nations to accept invitations on behalf of their Para athletes, with each country also representing their continent.

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