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Why Can’t North Korea Compete in Weightlifting at the 2024 Olympic Games?

“This is the first time that all of our athletes have won gold,” says Song Nam Jang, head coach of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK or PRK) weightlifting team in an interview provided to BarBend. “We trained more and harder, and we made many world records.” Jang is referring to the DPRK’s performance at the recent…