North Korean weightlifting returns to the international stage after three and a half years
North Korean weightlifting is returning to the international stage after three and a half years.
Fourteen North Korean athletes have been named to the roster released by the International Weightlifting Federation for the first round of the IWF Grand Prix in Cuba next month.먹튀검증
North Korea, which was banned from international competition by the IOC for missing the 2021 Tokyo Olympics due to COVID-19, will have its punishment lifted this year. This allows them to compete at the Asian Games in Hangzhou in September and the Paris Olympics next year.
Weightlifting is the sport in which North Korea has won the most medals at the Summer Olympics, 18.