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National Taekwon-Do Championships Held

Pyongyang, August 24 (KCNA) — The 7th National Taekwon-Do Championships for Jongilbong Prize took place at the Taekwon-Do Hall from August 19 to 23.

It brought together more than 350 excellent students and players selected at the Taekwon-Do schools and Taekwon-Do teams in each province.

The participants divided into the juvenile, junior and adult groups had individual and team events. They competed in sparring, pattern, technique and demonstration.

Players from the Taekwon-Do School in North Hwanghae Province came first in total in junior and juvenile matches by displaying the high technique and collectivist spirit they have cultivated in their day-to-day trainings.

Players from the Taekwon-Do School in South Phyongan Province placed second in total and those from Taekwon-Do schools in North Phyongan Province and South Hwanghae Province came third in total.

Meanwhile, players of the team of the Korean Taekwon-Do Committee emerged winner in the adult group.

A closing ceremony of the championships was held on August 23.

Trophy cups and medals went to the successful teams and players and technical prizes to those players who displayed high skill and refined and dynamic techniques at the championships.

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