North Korean sanctions lifted, international competitions… “Application for player registration” likely to participate in Hangzhou AG

North Korea is expected to participate in the Asian Games to be held in Hangzhou, China in September.

Japan’s NHK quoted a source on the 12th and said, “North Korea has applied for the dispatch of athletes to the Hangzhou Asian Games,” and that “dozens of players have applied for registration.”

Since 2020, North Korea has been implementing border closure measures to prevent the Corona 19 situation from becoming more serious. He did not participate in various international competitions카지노사이트. The 2020 Tokyo Olympics held in 2021 were also absent due to Corona 19.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) took issue with North Korea’s behavior in failing to participate in the Tokyo Olympics, and imposed a disciplinary suspension, stating that it could not participate in IOC-sponsored events as a country. North Korea was also unable to participate in the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

However, this punishment was lifted on December 31 last year. With this opportunity, North Korea seems to be returning to the international sports stage by participating in the Asian Games hosted by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). North Korea even announced that it would participate in the Asian Games in Hangzhou. According to reports, an official from the North Korean Olympic Committee promised at a general meeting held in Pyongyang in March that “we will try to win many medals in international competitions.”

Japan’s ANN reported that North Korea would participate in soccer, swimming, and dragon boats, which originated in China, at the Asian Games in Hangzhou.

The last international competition North Korea participated in was the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 (U-23) Championship held in Thailand in January 2020. It is expected to appear on the international stage in three years.

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