Pyongyang, April 12 (KCNA) — Sports Contests for “Mangyongdae Cup” opened on the occasion of the Day of the Sun.
These contests are a big sports festival that draws sports groups in Pyongyang and local areas.
Their participants will compete in at least 30 events such as football, basketball, volleyball, boxing, judo, swimming and shooting to be held in Pyongyang, Sariwon, Wonsan, Hamhung and other places.
Present at the opening ceremony which took place at the Basketball Gymnasium in Chongchun Street Wednesday were Kim Jung Rin, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, officials concerned and sports persons.
Mun Jae Dok, chairman of the Physical Culture and Sports Guidance Commission, in his opening address called on all sports persons to give good accounts of themselves in the matches by fully displaying sports technique they have cultivated in their day-to-day trainings.
The opening ceremony was followed by a men’s basketball match between the sports group of Kim Il Sung University and the Amnokgang Sports Group.
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