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News of 13th People's Games in DPRK
Pyongyang, October 26 -- The 13th People's Games is going on at stadiums and gymnasiums in Pyongyang, the capital city of the DPRK, amid the deep interest of all citizens. The games are divided into two sections, one of professional teams and another of amateur teams.

In professional section, competitions have been conducted so far in more than 20 events, including Taekwon-Do, basketball and sea games.

New national records were set in shooting, archery and weightlifting events and high skills displayed in rhythmic gymnastics, heavy gymnastics and trampoline events.

Admirable results were also made in swimming, wrestling, rowing, canoe, water skiing, diving and other events.

In amateur section, too, stiff competitions are made in traditional games, including swinging and seesawing, and football, volleyball, basketball and other events by teams from provinces and municipalities.

Pang Mun Il, department director of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, told KCNA that the People's Games is giving a great encouragement to all the people out in the 200-day campaign.

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