Supreme Commander of the Korean People’s Army Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, watched the archery game between the KPA Defense Sports Team and the Amnokgang Defense Sports Team.
The game was held, divided into the men’s and women’s team events.
Archers clearly showed the rapid progress of archery in the DPRK by displaying the Juche-oriented tactics and high technique cultivated in their day-to-day training.
Kim Jong Un praised archers whenever arrows hit the bull’s-eye.
The archers of the KPA Defense Sports Team won the game.
He praised the archers of the KPA Defense Sports Team for being good at archery.
The Marshal said:
“It is important for the archers to display mental power to win the world championship in the field of archery, as is the case with other sporting events.”
He called upon them to undergo intensive training with the warm enthusiasm to have the DPRK’s flag hoisted in the eyes of world people.
He underscored the need to round off the Korean-style archery technique and scientific training method and fully ensure conditions for training.
He expressed expectation and belief that archers, coaches, leading officials of the KPA Defense Sports Team and the Amnokgang Defense Sports Team would register signal successes in the international games by further developing the archery.
Among the spectators were Hwang Pyong So, Pyon In Son, Pak Yong Sik, Ryom Chol Song, Jo Kyong Chol, Kim Yong Chol, O Kum Chol, Pak Jong Chon and Ma Won Chun.