First “September 10 Prize” international Taekwon-do tournament closes

Pyongyang, September 13 (KCNA) — The first “September 10 Prize” international Taekwon-do tournament, which opened here on Sept. 10, closed on Sept. 12.

Present at the closing ceremony were Hwang Pong Yong, chairman of the Korean Taekwon-do Committee, and officials concerned.
Prior to the ceremony, the third-day competitions were held at the Taekwon-do hall.
It was divided into men’s sparring individual in over 80kg category, men’s team sparring competition and men’s power individual.
Then, followed a prize-giving ceremony.
A demonstration sport of Korean Taekwon-do instructors was held for closing the tournament.
A prize-giving ceremony took place to award the cup of “September 10 Prize” and commemoration medals to the teams which won at the tournament.
Korea (A) came first, Korea (B) second and China third.
At the end of the prize-giving ceremony, a letter of thanks to General Secretary Kim Jong Il was adopted by the Taekwon-do players who came here to take part in the tournament from different countries.

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