North Korean women flex their muscles

North Korea's Han Chun Yon (in red) was part of the team who beat Uzbekistan 40-25 in the women's final of the Singapore Handball Open at Our Tampines Hub yesterday. The annual Singapore Handball Open, into its fifth edition, featured 13 teams - nine
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North Korea's Han Chun Yon (in red) was part of the team who beat Uzbekistan 40-25 in the women's final of the Singapore Handball Open at Our Tampines Hub yesterday. The annual Singapore Handball Open, into its fifth edition, featured 13 teams - nine men's and four women's. The Singapore women's team finished last. The men's competition featured a round-robin format, with Uzbekistan finishing top to take the title for the third year in a row.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 29, 2017, with the headline 'North Korean women flex their muscles'. Print Edition | Subscribe