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DPR Korea celebrates wrestling gold

07 Jun 2014
Pyongyang, DPR Korea: DPR Korea wrestler Pak Jin Hyang bagged a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Junior Wrestling Championships, reports the Korean Central News Agency of DPRK in Pyongyang. She beat her Indian rival in the girls’ freestyle 44 kg preliminaries and her Kazakh rival in the semi-finals. She defeated her Uzbek rival 10:0 in the final on Friday, June 6.

DPRK wrestlers Yang Sun Gyong and Kwon Un Nam came second and third in the girls’ freestyle 51 kg category and boys’ Greco-Roman 50 kg category respectively.

The championships opened in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on Thursday. It brought together around 230 wrestlers from more than 10 countries and regions including the DPRK, China, Iran and Japan.
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