calendar>>February 7. 2014 Juche 103
Best Weightlifters of DPRK for 2013
Pyongyang, February 7 (KCNA) -- Om Yun Chol and Ryo Un Hui were selected as the best man and woman weighlifters of the DPRK for Juche 102 (2013).

Om bagged two gold and one silver medals in the World Weightlifting Championship and three gold medals in the Asian Weightlifting Championship last year. He took the first place at the 56 kg category in the Asian Cup and Interclub Junior and Senior Weightlifting Championship, setting a new world record by jerking 169 kg last year.

In the London Olympic Games, he set a new Olympic record by jerking 168 kg, thrice as heavy as his body.

Meanwhile, Ryo Un Hui won two silver and one bronze medals in the 2013 World Weightlifting Championship.

She also clinched three gold medals at the 69 kg category in the 2013 Asian Weightlifting Championship.

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