The Paralympics in South Korea opened Friday with a glittering ceremony that mixed spectacular light shows and fireworks with traditional Korean performances and modern pop music.
The doping scandal that ensnared Russian Federation then has persisted, however, with only members of its delegation whom the International Paralympic Committee considered clean of any doping history permitted to compete here under a neutral flag.
She completed the course at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre in 1min 29.72sec, beating second-placed Millie Knight of Britain and her guide Brett Wild by 0.86sec.
With spectators packing out the stands and waving the blue-and-white Korean unification flag, teenager Kim Jong Hyon and Ma Yu Chol - who both only started skiing three months ago - were the first over the start line in the cross-country race.
Lyashenko took bronze in the women's 6-km standing event.
The United States is sending the largest delegation of 68 athletes, with Canada sending 52.
He did not give a reason but the North's athletes may not have been keen to march alongside a defector.
However, there won't be a repeat of the Winter Olympics 2018 - when South and North Korea entered together under a unified flag - as the two countries made a decision to march separately.
It followed comments by US Vice-President Mike Pence, who said in Tokyo on his arrival in Asia to attend the Opening Ceremony that they planned to introduce the "toughest and most aggressive" sanctions yet against North Korea. "However, despite a day of amicable and positive discussions between the two NPCs in the Paralympic Village, the two parties have decided not to march under the same conditions as the Olympic Opening Ceremony".
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Autonomous-vehicle technology has been touted as having potential to save fuel, ease congestion, and make transportation safer. Now it will put the trucks into action delivering freight from Atlanta to data centers operated by its sister company, Google.
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