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Model Plane Operators of DPRK's Textile Mill Sports Team
Pyongyang, November 29 (KCNA) -- The Kaesong Textile Mill Sports Team in the DPRK boasts of successful model plane operators.

The operators have bagged 13 cups and more than 100 gold medals in international and national contests over the last 10 odd years.

It was five years ago that they made preparations to take part in international aero model contests. They applied new technologies to manufacturing model planes, putting spurs to intensifying training.

They attended the 2008 International Free Flying Aero Model Contest for Mongolian Cup, the first international tournament for them, and placed first in rubber-propelled aero model and glider team events.

They also took gold medals in the glider team and individual events of the 2011 International Free Flying Aero Model Contest for Mongolian Cup.

This year, they won trophies and gold medals in the World Cup Free Flying Aero Model Contest and the Asian Free Flying Aero Model Championships.

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