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Taeryonggang Sports Team's Successes in Acrobatic Gymnastics
Pyongyang, March 24 (KCNA) -- The Taeryonggang Sports Team in Sinuiju City of the DPRK is channeling much effort into developing acrobatic gymnastics.

The coaches are raising the level of the gymnasts on the basis of creation and completion of diverse and unique technical movements.

The sports team which has directed much effort to acrobatic gymnastics from Juche 82 (1993) has proved successful in national and international games over last 16 years.

During the years its acrobatic gymnasts have won one trophy-cup, over 170 gold, over 300 silver and over 160 copper medals in the DPRK championships, the Mangyongdae Cup Sports Contest and other national contests.

They also brought home two gold medals and four silver medals in the Asian Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships and other international contests.

They were honored with three gold medals, four silver medals and five copper medals in the acrobatic gymnastic event of the 11th People's Sports Contest held in 2008.

Its gymnasts are intensifying training with a will to add luster to the prestige of the country in all contests.

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