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Sports Science Exhibition Opens

Minister of Physical Culture and Sports Ri Jong Mu (highlighted) tours the National Exhibition of Sports Science and Technology in Pyongyang on 19 November 2013 (Photo: KCNA).

Minister of Physical Culture and Sports Ri Jong Mu (highlighted) tours the National Exhibition of Sports Science and Technology in Pyongyang on 19 November 2013 (Photo: KCNA).

View of a display at the National Sports Science and Technology Exhibition in Pyongyang on 19 November 2013 (Photo: KCNA).

View of a display at the National Sports Science and Technology Exhibition in Pyongyang on 19 November 2013 (Photo: KCNA).

A sports science exhibition opened at the Ice Rink in Pyongyang on 19 November (Tuesday).  A ceremony opening the exhibition was held and attended by Ri Jong Mu (Minister of Physical Culture and Sports), “officials concerned, scientists and technicians in the field of physical culture and sports and officials in charge of science and technology for sports teams.”  Ri Jong Mu delivered a speech in which he said “progress has been made in the work to contrive and develop valuable computer programs, sports apparatuses and medicines conducive to the development of the nation’s sports thanks to the devoted efforts of scientists and technicians across the country” and “called upon the participants to put all sports processes on an IT and scientific basis, explore new areas of sports science and technology and thereby contribute to exalting the dignity and honor of Chuch’e Korea.”  After the ceremony participants toured the exhibition which, according to KCNA, included “at least 140 computer programs, more than 120 scientific measuring apparatuses and sports apparatuses and many sports medicines and nutrients produced by over 110 units.”

 

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