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DPRK People Seized with Joy over Successes in Olympiad

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-

Local People Delightful at DPRK Successes in Olympiad

Pyongyang, July 30 (KCNA) — The news that DPRK athletes bagged two gold and one bronze medals in two days after the start of the London Olympic Games has delighted local people.

Kwon In Guk, a coach of the Jangsan Sports Team, told KCNA:

“A Korean proverb says that a good beginning makes a good ending. DPRK athletes made a good start as they won two gold medals in 24 hours in the Olympiad.

A Judo star An Kum Ae beat down all rivals in women’s 52 kg category and Om Yun Chol won the men’s 56 kg weightlifting title, setting a new Olympic record with 168kg in the 56kg clean and jerk on Sunday.

Ryang Chun Hwa took a bronze medal in women’s 48 kg weightlifting.”

Kim Chon Sok, a department director of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications, said:

“All my family burst out into cheers when hearing the news about Olympiad.

Some evil-minded foreign media asserted that the DPRK would take only one silver medal, but our sportspersons refuted such assertion with good results.

The hostile forces had better try hard to get a correct understanding of the DPRK.” -0-