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Kim Jong-il, Super Jock

The world lost a super-sportsman when North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il died.  

Kim bowled the first 300 game at Pyongyang Lanes, for starters. Then he went golfing and shot a remarkable 38 under par, including five holes-in-one. This was back in 1994, when courses were shorter, but still. The kicker: it was his first round of golf ever.  

At least, so reported the North Korean media.

The Times remembers more of Kim’s sporting exploits.

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