DPRK Wins Gold Medals in 29th Summer Universiad

Pyongyang, August 21 (KCNA) — DPRK players are proving successful in the 29th Summer Universiad.

Taking part in the universiad, started in Taipei of China on Aug. 19, are more than 7 000 men and women players from over 140 countries and regions including Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Germany and Mexico.
Om Yun Chol of the DPRK placed first in the men’s 56kg of weightlifting, with lift of 129kg in the snatch and 165kg in the jerk.
Ri Song Gum took the first place in the women’s weightlifting 48kg, by lifting 86kg in the snatch and 107kg in the jerk, 193kg in total.
Sin Chol Bom bagged gold medal with lift of 303kg in total in the men’s weightlifting 62kg.
Hyon Il Myong and Ri Hyon Ju came second in the diving men’s 10 meters synchro platform and Choe Un Gyong in the women’s 1 meter springboard diving.

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