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Welcoming Ceremony Held for Supporters in Chungju

A welcoming ceremony for supporters for the 2013 World Rowing Championships was held Tuesday.

Supports, which consist of 2,815 citizens, will cheer for participating athletes and guide visitors.

Supporters also adopted a declaration which addresses that all supporters will put their upmost efforts for successful event.

Chungju mayor Lee Jong-bae stressed the role of supporters as representatives of Chungju and requested their cooperation.

The 2013 World Rowing Championships will be held in Chunju from August 25 to September 1. It is expected to draw the largest number of participants of 2,300 athletes from about 80 countries.

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Source: Yonhap News (Aug. 6, 2013)

** This article was translated from the Korean.