HEADLINE North Korean cheerleaders to stun the world

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North Korean cheerleaders to stun the world

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16:16, January 29, 2018

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North Korea sent a total of 288 cheerleaders at the 2002 Busan Asian Games. (Photo:VCG)

North Korean cheerleaders will be present to support their athletes at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, thepaper.cn reported.

North Korea will be sending 230 cheerleaders to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the fourth time the country has sent cheerleaders to sports competitions in South Korea, said the report, adding that North Korean cheerleaders had attended the 2002 Asian Games in Busan, the 2003 Summer Universiade in Daegu and the 2005 Asian Athletics Championships in Incheon.

The North Korean cheerleaders were called the “group of beauties” who cheered for South Korean athletes at the volleyball competition of the 2003 Daegu Summer Universiade,which the South Korean team won, according to the report.

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A total of 124 North Korean cheerleaders attended the 2005 Incheon Asian Athletics Championships. (Photo:VCG)


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North Korean cheerleaders at the 2002 Busan Asian Games. (Photo:VCG)


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North Korean cheerleaders (Photo:VCG)


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North Korean cheerleaders shouted their slogans at the 2002 Busan Asian Games. (Photo:VCG)


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North Korean cheerleaders were at the opening ceremony of the 2002 Busan Asian Games. (Photo:VCG)

(Compiled by Qu Qiuyan)

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