Kim Jong Un Enjoys Sports Contest of Military Academies
Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)
Pyongyang, April 15 (KCNA) -- There took place a sports contest of teachers and cadets of military academies on Monday in celebration of the birth anniversary of President Kim Il Sung.
Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers' Party of Korea, first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army, appeared on the grandstand.
Among the spectators were Choe Ryong Hae, Jang Song Thaek, Hyon Yong Chol, Kim Kyok Sik, Kim Kyong Hui, Kim Kyong Ok, Hwang Pyong So, and generals and officers of the Ministry of the People's Armed Forces, and teachers and cadets of military academies, and officials, journalists, editors, creators and artistes in the fields of media and literature and arts of the KPA.
There took place a volleyball game between Kim Il Sung Military University and Kim Il Sung University of Politics.
Both teams lost no time to grasp their rivals' tactical ideas and modes of playing and dexterously applied counter-tactics to gain points through surprise attacks and strong smashes.
The military university won the game.
Then followed a basketball game between the two universities.
The players of both teams applyed combined tactics with main emphasis on rapid attack. They also applied closed up shot and middle and long distance shots to gain points.
The players of the two teams skillfully applied a variety of tactics to break their rivals' defense through agile and rapid playing. They penetrated into the rivals' courts, increasing the rate of closed up shot.
He clapped his hands to encourage the players whenever they displayed good skills.
Kim Il Sung Military University won the hot basketball match.
Korean chess contest and tug of war also took place that day.
Kim Il Sung Military University emerged a winner in the Korean chess and Kim Il Sung University of Politics in the tug of war.
He was greatly satisfied with the successful sports contest of teachers and cadets of military academies and sent a warm salute to the players who showed the spirit of collectivism and played fair matches.
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