Weightlifters Bring Home Honours

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

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The 2019 Asian Wrestling Championships, held in China between April 18 and 28, Juche 108 (2019), brought together over 220 players from 20-odd countries and regions including the DPRK, China, Vietnam, Uzbekistan and India.

The DPRK sportspersons grabbed 7 gold, 10 silver and 13 bronze medals.

Rim Jong Sim and Rim Un Sim came first respectively in snatch, jerk and total of women’s 76kg and 71kg categories.

Choe Jon Wi was the first in jerk and second in snatch and total of men’s 81kg category while Kim Hyo Sim the second in jerk, snatch and total of women’s 64kg event.

Silver medalists also included Ri Chong Song and Pak Jong Ju in jerk of men’s 81kg and 67kg categories, Ri Song Gum in jerk and total of women’s 49kg category and Kim Un Ju in total of women’s 87kg category.

Bronze medalists were O Kang Chol and Choe Hyo Sim in jerk, snatch and total of men’s 73kg and women’s 64kg categories, Pak Jong Ju in snatch and total of men’s 67kg event, Kim Un Ju in snatch and jerk of women’s above-87kg category and Ri Song Gum in snatch of women’s 49kg category.

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