Gymnastics coach from North revels in South

August 13th, 2012
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The first defector to coach a South Korean national gymnastics team, Lee Kyung-hee, 41, shared her joy as she watched Yang Hak-seon win gold in the men’s vault finals on Tuesday. She was known as North Korea’s “gymnastics fairy” when she was in her 20s, the same age Yang is now.

She said, “I am

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