DPRK Sportspersons Prove Successful in Int’l Games

Pyongyang, May 22 (KCNA) — DPRK sportspersons have proved successful in international games held in Thailand.

They bagged one gold medal and three silvers at the 7th Artistic Gymnastics Asian Championships held from May 16 to 21.
Kim Su Jong took a gold medal in the floor exercises, silver in vault and bronze in all-round gymnastic competition of the women’s individual apparatus final.
Jon Jang Mi, Jong Un Kyong, Kim Won Yong, Kim Su Jong and Pyon Rye Yong took the second place in the women’s team event.
Han Jong Hyok came second in the parallel bars of men’s individual apparatus finals.
Pyon Rye Yong and Jon Jang Mi respectively came third in vault and asymmetric bars of women’s individual apparatus finals.
Meanwhile, Choe Il Gyong came first in women’s 3,000m race of the Second Asian Juniors Athletics Championships which began on May 20.
Sim Hae Won finished third in asymmetric bars of women’s individual apparatus finals of the 14th Asian Juniors Artistic Gymnastics Championships.

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