Mangyongdae Prize Games

Date: 10/06/2019 | Source: Sports DPRK English | Read original version at source

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The Mangyongdae Prize Games in celebration of the Day of the Sun took place from April 1 to 30, Juche 108 (2019) amid the ardent yearning for President Kim Il Sung.

The event drew over 8 000 excellent players from over 100 local sports clubs and they competed in over 460 categories of 37 events including football, basketball, volleyball, weightlifting and judo. New records established in weightlifting, field and track, shooting and swimming numbered 43.

It not only demonstrated the ever-developing aspects of specialized sporting techniques but also encouraged the sportspeople with ambition to become world champions in international games.

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