July 22, 2024
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DPRK players win golds at Asian Wrestling Championship

Date: 06/06/2024 | Source: Sports DPRK (En) | Read original version at source

DPRKwrestlers Kim Ji Hyang and Ro Yu Chol bagged gold medals at the 2024 AsianWrestling Championship.

Thechampionship which kicked off in Kyrgyzstan on April 11 brought together morethan 360 men and women players selected from 20-odd countries and regions includingthe DPRK, China and Kazakhstan.

On April14, Kim Ji Hyang defeated a Mongolian player 10-0 in the preliminary of thewomen’s 53kg category, an Uzbek player 12-2 in the quarterfinals and aVietnamese 8-0 in the semifinals.

In thefinal, she beat her Indian opponent 10-0 and took the first place. And Ro YuChol defeated all his opponents in the men’s Greco-Roman 55kg category on April15 and was placed first.

Meanwhile,O Kyong Ryong finished runner-up in the women’s 55kg category and Kim Kum Hyokand Ri Kum Chol came third in the men’s 57kg and 61kg categories of freestylewrestling, Hwang Yong Ok and Yun Hyon Ju in the women’s 50kg and 57kgcategories and Kim Chan in the men’s Greco-Roman 63kg category.

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