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Sports Games for “Pochonbo Torch Cup” Close

Pyongyang, July 1 (KCNA) — The Sports Games for “Pochonbo Torch Cup” closed. It opened on June 4 to mark the day of the victory in the historic Pochonbo battle.

During the games, 11 records of the DPRK were renewed in 10 events including shooting and archery.

In the gymnastic (first class) contests, man gymnasts of the April 25 Sports Group and woman gymnasts of the Pyongyang City Sports Group won the top honor in the total points of all category team events. The man swimmers of Korean University of Physical Education and woman swimmers of the April 25 Sports Group carried away the gold in the swimming contests and the man and woman shooters and archers of the April 25 National Defence Sports Group clinched the titles.

Man players of the Kaesong Textile Mill Sports Group won the crown in the aero model contests (free flight).

The closing ceremony took place at the Basketball Gymnasium in Chongchun Street, Pyongyang, on June 30, at which prizes were awarded to the successful groups and players.

Present at the closing ceremony were Kim Jung Rin, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, and other cadres.

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