July 25, 2021
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Promise to have photo taken with sportswoman

Date: 10/06/2021 | Source: Sports DPRK (En) | Read original version at source

It happened one day in October some years ago when the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un was coming out of renovated May Day Stadium after watching a women’s football game.

He suddenly asked a relevant official about a woman table-tennis player and told him to bring her if she had arrived.

Ten days ago, he had met with players and coaches who won gold medals at the 17th Asian Games and world championships and called her.

But she had gone overseas to take part in an international game as an official told him and therefore General Secretary Kim Jong Un had promised to meet her after her return.

By keeping the promise of that day, he met her and said that she really deserved praise as she exalted the honour of the country by winning again a gold medal of the mixed doubles at the 17th Asian Games after bagging a gold of the mixed doubles at the 52nd world table-tennis championships, and encouraged her saying he believed that she would train harder to continue to achieve good results in international games in the future.

He then had a photo taken by calling her to his side.

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