March 29, 2023

North Korea wins a second silver medal at Olympics

North takes medal in women’s weightlifting, loses in men’s weightlifting, women’s diving

North Korea won its second silver medal – and second total medal – of the 2016 Summer Olympics on Tuesday, the official website of the 2016 Olympics revealed.

North Korean weightlifter Choe Hyo Sim took the silver medal in the Women’s 63kg event, placing second behind Deng Wei of China and ahead of Karina Goricheva of Kazakhstan.