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Mongolian female wrestlers seize medals from Open Cup Russia

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian freestyle wrestler International Sports Master S.Byambatseren won a gold medal in the 58 kg category at Open Cup Russia international women’s freestyle wrestling tournament, which took place in Novocheboksarsk, Russia, on November 14 and 15. International Sports Master A.Battsetseg won a bronze medal in the 53 kg category. Five wrestlers represented Mongolia [...]

November 18th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian basketball teams have their first loss at Asian Beach Games

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Mongolian women’s basketball team lost its first match against China on Saturday. The men’s team played against the Thai team, ending with a Thai victory. The women’s team is playing in the same division as China, the Philippines and India, while the men’s team is up against Thailand, Butan, China, India and [...]

November 17th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia starts Asian Beach Games with four medals

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolia is leading the medal tally at the 4th Asian Beach Games, which is being held in Phuket, Thailand. So far Mongolia has won five gold and one bronze medal. The official opening of the Asian Beach Games has not taken place, but beach sambo and jiu-jitsu tournaments have started on November 12. [...]

November 16th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Team Khatantuul returns from World Dance Sport Championship

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian standard dance sport team Khatantuul has finished the World Dance Sport Federation’s (WDSF) 2014 World Championship in Braunschweig, Germany, ranking 11th out of 18 teams from ten different countries. Khatantuul Mongolia competed in the first round with 17 teams and qualified to the second round. However, the team couldn’t advance to the [...]

November 9th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Athletes leave for the 4th Asian Beach Games in Thailand

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By B.TUNGALAG The farewell ceremony for Mongolian athletes who will participate in the 4th Asian Beach Games, to be held in Phuket, Thailand from November 14 to 23, took place on November 5. President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee D.Zagdsuren, Vice President of the committee J.Khatanbaatar, President of the Mongolian Sports Press Union Ch.Otgonbaatar [...]

November 6th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Ulaanbaatar congratulates silver medalist of World Youth Draughts Championship B.Munkhjin

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By B.TUNGALAG Deputy Governor N.Bat congratulated Mongolian draughts players B.Munkhjin who won a silver medal in the U10 girls’ category of the World Youth Draughts Championship and B.Misheel, who placed 11th. The championship took place in Tallinn, Estonia, from October 26 to November 1. According to the request of the Mongolian Draughts Federation, the travel [...]

November 4th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

M.Urantsetseg captures gold at Grand Slam Abu Dhabi

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian judoka M.Urantsetseg has seized her second gold medal of the year at the International Judo Federation Grand Slam 2014 in Abu Dhabi last weekend. She beat Hungarian judoka Eva Csernoviczki, the Grand Prix Budapest 2014 champion, in the 48 kg final as well as Incheon Asian games bronze medalist Kim Sol Mi [...]

November 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian sumo A.Ichinnorov receives fastest promotion to Sekiwake in a century

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By D.SERGELEN Mongolian sumo wrestler A.Ichinojo receives the fastest promotion to the rank of Sekiwake in professional sumo in a century. The Japanese Professional Sumo Association has announced the new list of wrestlers’ title on October 27. Mongolian sumo Ichinojo A.Ichinnorov was promoted from the rank of Maegashira to Sekiwake, skipping the Komusubi rank, in [...]

October 28th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia secures first ever international woodball medals

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian woodball players won two bronze medals at the 4th International University Woodball Championship 2014, the first ever medals for Mongolia from the sport. Woodball player E.Enkhtuvshin won the medal in the fairway competition in the ladies single event on October 22. She competed against 13 other players and qualified to the quarterfinals [...]

October 26th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

President congratulates Mongolian athletes who competed in ASIAD

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By B.TUNGALAG President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj visited the Mongolian National Olympic Committee on October 21 to award the President’s Prize to Mongolian athletes who competed in the 17th Asian Games, which took place in Incheon, South Korea. Mongolian athletes performed brilliantly in the Asian Games and won a total of 21 medals, including five gold, [...]

October 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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