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Yang Kyong Il, two-time world wrestling champion

Date: 19/11/2023 | Source: Sports DPRK (En) | Read original version at source

People’s AthleteYang Kyong Il, two-time world wrestling champion, began to learn wrestling atthe then Sosong District Juvenile Sports School.

After fouryears, he won the national games of juvenile sports schools. And he trainedharder to become a wrestling ace who would bring honour to the country withgold medals at international events.

Under the warmcare of the Workers’ Party of Korea, he was selected by a professional sportsclub and improved his technical skills to his heart’s content there to realizehis dream and ambition.

He won theinternational event for the first time in Juche 93(2004) to become a wrestlingace. He also took the first place in the 55kg freestyle wrestling event of thesports games held in Juche 96(2007) and held championship at different nationalcompetitions thereafter.

He was awardedthe title of People’s Athlete after winning the 55kg freestyle wrestling eventsof the WWF World Wrestling Championships in Juche 98(2009) and the Asianwrestling championships in Juche 100(2011).

He snatchedanother gold medal at the 57kg freestyle wrestling event of the WWF World WrestlingChampionships in Juche 103(2014), fully demonstrating the dignity and spirit ofJuche Korea to the whole world.

He washonoured to participate in the splendid banquet which took place in thepresence of the respected Comrade Kim Jong Un on October 18 Juche103(2014). Later, he took part in the Seventh National Conference of Sportspersons and the celebrationsto mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of the WPK and the 73rdanniversary of the DPRK and had photos taken with Kim Jong Un.

Now, he workshard to contribute to the development of the country’s wrestling with a determination to return the favour shown by the Party to him.

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