North Korea To Host Asian Youth Weightlifting Championships

The 2019 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships will be held in the North Korean capital Pyongyang, a signal that the secretive country may be coming in from the sporting cold. 
At the Asian Games weightlifting in Jakarta, which North Korea have dominated winning seven golds, the Asian Weightlifting Federation and North Korea’s Sports Minister Kim Il Guk signed an agreement for North Korea to hold the championships from October 27, 2019. 

Source- DNA India

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • North Korea Capital- Pyongyang, Currency- North Korean won, Supreme leader: Kim Jong-un.

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