The 17th ITF Taekwon-Do World Championships took place in Pyongyang from September 6 to 12, 2011. About 800 athletes from 80 countries, including the U.S., attended the event.
Athletes enter the Taekwon-Do Hall in Pyongyang. (Sungwon Baik/VOA)
Athletes waiting for the opening ceremony of the Taekwon-Do championships. (Sungwon Baik/VOA)
A North Korean dance team performs a traditional dance at the event. (Sungwon Baik/VOA)
North Korean children riding roller skates in Pyongyang. (Sungwon Baik/VOA)