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The 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games kick off on Tuesday for a 13-day run.
It will begin with an opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium at 8 p.m. Like the Olympics, no fans will be present.
South Korea will be the 81st contingent to march during the parade of nations. Boccia player Choi Ye-jin and her partner and mother Moon Woo-young will be the flag-bearers for Team Korea.
Some 44-hundred athletes will compete in 22 disciplines for 539 medals at the Games.
South Korea will compete in 14 disciplines, including Taekwondo, table tennis, badminton, archery and swimming. A record large 159-member delegation is participating this year, including 86 athletes.
KBS will broadcast the opening ceremony from 7:55 p.m.