Jongilbong Prize National Schoolchildren’s Games Opened

Date: 05/03/2019 | Source: Sports DPRK English | Read original version at source

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The 45th Jongilbong Prize National Schoolchildren’s Games opened on January 22, Juche 108 (2019) at the Basketball Gymnasium on Chongchun Street.

Participating here were over 10 000 members of the specialized sports clubs of schools, qualified at the county, city and provincial preliminaries. They will compete in 18 events including basketball, Taekwon-Do, ssirum (Korean wrestling) and skiing.

An annual contest, it is of great significance in training promising sports reserves and developing the country’s overall sports techniques.

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