(Reuters) History unfolded around two junior South Korean weightlifters in Pyongyang on Saturday after their national anthem was played for the first time on North Korean soil.

The North’s official KCNA news agency reported that Kim Woo-sik and Lee Young-gyun were placed first and second in the Interclub Junior Men’s 85kg category. They were the only lifters in that division.

Footage from North Korea’s state broadcaster, KRT, showed Kim and Lee standing on the podium as the South Korean anthem played at the arena.

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