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25th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon Held
Pyongyang, April 8 (KCNA) -- The IAAF-25th Mangyongdae Prize Marathon took place here on Sunday.

It is an annual event to mark the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.

It brought together marathoners from more than 10 countries and regions including the DPRK, China, Russia, Namibia, South Africa, Sweden, Ukraine and Kenya.

At the race Oleksandr Matviichuk (male) and Kim Mi Gyong (female) of the DPRK came first, Pak Song Chol (male) and Kim Hye Gyong (female) of the DPRK second and a Kenyan runner (male) and Jong Kyong Hui (female) of the DPRK third.

Trophy cups, medals and certificates were awarded to the successful runners.

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