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DPRK's Olympic Athletes in Limelight of World Media
Pyongyang, August 1 (KCNA) -- Athletes of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea have become a focus of world media for their good results in London Olympiad.

Reuters, BBC and other media of UK and media of China, Russia, the United States, Japan and other countries have introduced DPRK athletes' achievements in the Olympic Games.

AP of the U.S. reported that the DPRK was winning in a big way and its flag was raised in the ExCel center for the second consecutive day.

On July 30 south Korea's Economic Daily said that the DPRK places sixth in the total standing of the ongoing Olympiad three days after its start though an American sports magazine predicted it would take only one silver medal.

Leading media of south Korea, too, reported that the DPRK won three gold and one bronze medals in four days after the start of the Olympiad to take the fourth place in its total standing by demonstrating a great power in weightlifting.

China's Xinhua and Russia's ITAR-TASS reported in detail about the DPRK athletes' successes, praising its rapid progress in sports.

Those media said that the secret of the DPRK athletes' victory is deep concern of leader Kim Jong Il and strength, courage and deep trust from the dear respected Kim Jong Un.

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