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Amateur Table Tennis Tournament Held
Pyongyang, January 16 (KCNA) -- A table-tennis tournament of officials from commissions, ministries and national institutions took place here. The tournament began in December last year and ended on Jan. 15 this year.

Semifinal and final matches were held at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium on January 14-15 with attendance of 12 teams that proved successful at preliminaries.

The Ministry of Food Procurement and Administration finished first in the team event, the State Commission of Quality Management in the double event and the Grand People's Study House in the single event. The C.C., Kim Il Sung Socialist Youth League, Ministry of Forestry, Foreign Trade Bank and the State Inspection Commission also made good results in the tournament.

There was a prize-awarding ceremony at the end of the tournament.

A sports expert told KCNA that the tournament was of significance in fanning up sports enthusiasm among people throughout the country.

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