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DPRK Players Prove Successful at 28th Olympic Games

Pyongyang, August 23 (KCNA) — DPRK table-tennis player Kim Hyang Mi finished second in the women’s singles and Kim Jong Su came third in the finals of the men’s 50m free pistol shooting event at the 28th Olympic Games in Athens.

Kim Hyang Mi beat Hungarian 4:1, her Romanian rival, winner in the Europe Table-Tennis Championships, 4:2 and her Chinese rival 4:0 in the preliminary contests. On August 19 and 21 she trounced Singaporeans 4:2 and 4:3 in the quarter-finals and the semi-finals each before advancing into the finals.

Kim came second in the finals of the women’s table-tennis singles on August 22.

On August 17 Kim Jong Su came third in the finals of the men’s 50m free pistol shooting event.

Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/htsh_kkch/1269442018/

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