The DPRK team in the Olympics 2018 will perform in four sports

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The head of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of South Korea Lee Hee-Beom said that the athletes from North Korea at the Olympics-2018 in Pyeongchang will take part in the competition in four sports. According to him, representatives of the Northern part of the Peninsula will perform in competitions of figure skaters in pair skating and skiing, cross-country skiing and women’s hockey. The corresponding agreement was reached at a meeting held on Wednesday, January 17, in the village of Panmunjom, on the line of differentiation of fire, inter-Korean negotiations, reports TASS.

The exact number of athletes from North Korea, who will take part in the Olympics in Pyeongchang, opredelitsja later. According to Lee Hee-Beom, the final decision will be taken by the international Olympic Committee (IOC). “In fact, the invitation countries at the Olympics, the IOC is engaged in”, — said the head of the (NOC) of South Korea.

On the eve of the representatives of the DPRK and South Korea also agreed that the joint delegation at the opening ceremony of the Olympic games 2018 will be held under one flag. This is supposed to be the same flag under which the delegations of the DPRK and South Korea came to the opening ceremony of the Olympic games in 2000, 2004 and 2006. It is a white flag with the picture of blue outline of the Korean Peninsula.

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