calendar>>September 13. 2013 Juche 102
DPRK Wins 12 Gold Medals in 1st-Day Competitions of Asian Weightlifting Championship
Pyongyang, September 13 (KCNA) -- The 2013 Asian Cup and Interclub Junior and Senior Weightlifting Championship is going on here.

DPRK women made good results in the 1st-day competitions on Thursday.

Ri Jong Hui and Kim Chung Sim took the titles in the Asian Cup junior women's 48 and 53 kg categories and Paek Il Hwa and Kim Su Ryon in the Asian Interclub junior women's 48 and 53 kg.

That day DPRK captured 12 gold, six silver and one bronze medals in total.

Kim Su Ryon, who bagged three gold medals with 193 kg in total, told KCNA that she would intensify training to get more gold medals in the future international tournaments.

Kim Chung Sim, a winner of two gold and one silver medals, said:

"I felt great strength, picturing respected Marshal Kim Jong Un seeing me in competition.

I will display the honor of country with gold medals in the future, too."

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