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Third-Day Events of Taekwon-Do World Championships

Pyongyang, September 20 (KCNA) — Events of the 20th Taekwon-Do World Championships are going on.

Working people of all strata and students and youths in Pyongyang city, Taekwon-Do fans and foreign guests watched sparring matches, demonstrations, special techniques and self-defense matches at the Taekwon-Do Hall on Wednesday.
The following are the results of the second-day events of the championships held on Tuesday:
Men’s individual 71kg sparring match
1. Sergey Arakelyan (Russia)
2. Dmitrii Simakov (Russia)
3. Dmytro Vikhrov (Ukraine), Srdan Draskic (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Men’s individual 78kg sparring match
1. Andrii Klymenko (Ukraine)
2. Ri Song Hun (DPRK)
3. Rami Shau (Bulgaria), Novak Jiri (Czech Republic)
Men’s individual 85kg sparring match
1. Andrei Kress (Russia)
2. Nikita Mikhailov (Russia)
3. Ham Chung Ryol (DPRK), Dmytro Pilinkevych (Ukraine)
Men’s individual above 85kg sparring match
1. Nikolay Petkov (Bulgaria)
2. Rim Wi Sok (DPRK)
3. Denis Martsevich (Russia), Oleksii Danshyn (Ukraine)
Women’s individual 57kg sparring match
1. Olga Levina (Russia)
2. Nailia Sadieva (Russia)
3. Kim Hyang Sim (DPRK), Albena Sitnilska (Bulgaria)
Women’s individual 63kg sparring match
1. Pak Mi Hyang (DPRK)
2. Olga Gribanova (Russia)
3. Anastasia Kosteletskaya (Russia), Olga Borisenko (Estonia)
Women’s individual 69kg sparring match
1. Sin Jong Hwa (DPRK)
2. Ham Su Gyong (DPRK)
3. Moskaleva Anastasiia (Russia), Zhuldyz Kabdylrakhmetova (Kazakhstan)
Women’s individual 75kg sparring match
1. Kim Su Ryon (DPRK)
2. Kokasova Veronika (Czech Republic)
3. Natalie Christina Buchin (England), Amy Burgess (England)
Women’s individual above 75kg sparring match
1. Choe Su Ryon (DPRK)
2. Elizaveta Pronchatova (Russia)
3. Stekerova Tereza (Czech Republic), Ros Sreynich (Cambodia).

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