The Osandok Prize Sports Contest opened with due ceremony at the Ice Rink here on Friday to mark the 100th birth anniversary of anti-Japanese war heroine Kim Jong Suk.

Its participants will compete in such events as football, ice hockey, speed skating, figure skating and short track speed skating in Pyongyang, Phyongsong, Samjiyon and other places.

Attending the opening ceremony were Choe Hwi, vice-chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea, Jon Kwang Ho, vice-premier of the Cabinet, officials concerned, sportspersons and working people.

At the end of the ceremony there was a men’s ice hockey match between the Taesongsan Sports Team and the Pyongyang Railway Bureau Sports Team.