English

1998 friendly meeting of DPRK and Japanese sportsmen

Pyongyang, January 29 (KCNA) — The 1998 friendly meeting of DPRK and Japanese sportsmen held in Tokyo on January 23 laid stress on the need to invigorate sports exchange between the two nations.

Present there were O Hyong Jin and Kim Su Sik, Vice-Chairmen of the Central Standing Committee of the General Association of Korean Residents in Japan (Chongryon), Paek Jong Won, Vice-Chairman of the National Olympic Committee of the DPRK and Chairman of the Federation of Korean Sportsmen in Japan, Yushiro Yagi, Managing Director of the National Olympic Committee of Japan, and other public figures and sports lovers.
The meeting was held in connection with the participation of the DPRK sports team in the Nagano Winter Olympic Games.

Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/isaacmao/447663/

Related posts: