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10th National Folk Sports Contest of Agricultural Workers Closes
Pyongyang, August 29 (KCNA) -- The 10th National Folk Sports Contest of Agricultural Workers took place at the Moranbong Youth Park in Pyongyang from Aug. 26 to 29 to mark the 54th anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il's start of the Songun revolutionary leadership.

The contest brought together more than 400 players of Korean wrestling, Taekwon-Do, seesawing and swing selected from every province.

The Korean wrestling drew the attention of the spectators.

The Namap Cooperative Farm in Yomju County took the first place in the Korean wrestling, the Chilgol Vegetable Farm in Mangyongdae District in Taekwon-Do and the Sinam Cooperative Farm in Ryongchon County in seesawing and swing.

North Phyongan Province came first in team standing while Pyongyang and South Hamgyong Province placed second and third.

A closing ceremony took place on Friday.

Present at the ceremony were Choe Ryong Hae, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, officials concerned, officials of the Union of Agricultural Workers of Korea and players.

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