Pyongyang, July 31 (KCNA) — DPRK weightlifter Kim Un Guk set a new world record in 62 kg category on July 30 at the London Olympic Games, bringing the country third gold medal in two days.
The news has put the whole country into tumult of joy.
Jong In Ho, a teacher atKim Il SungUniversity, told KCNA:
“I saw with anxiety on TV the DPRK athletes’ matches. As the DPRK flag was hoisting higher than others, I got so excited that I could hardly repress my tears rolling down my cheek.”
U Song Hui, a work-team head at the Pyongyang Indoor Stadium, said:
“I extend my warm congratulations to the DPRK gold medalists. They won the matches, demonstrating the Korean people’s ability, strong will and courage.
I am proud of the good athletes augmenting the honor of the country.
Yu Jung Ryol, an employee at the Nampho City Power Distribution Station, said:
“I was told that DPRK weightlifter Om Yun Chol said his success is ascribable to the spirit instilled by leaderKim Jong Il.
His remark represents what all of local people want to say.
I will devote myself to building a thriving nation, true to the leadership of respected MarshalKim Jong Un, as the gold medalists did for the country.” -0-