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Hakuho M.Davaajargal celebrates his new Labor Hero title

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By B.TUNGALAG The 69th Yokozuna Hakuho and owner of the most wins in sumo history, M.Davaajargal, celebrated his new title of Labor Hero in Zuunmod, Tuv Province, on Wednesday. He received the Labor Hero title by the decree of President Ts.Elbegdorj on February 2015. His father, J.Munkhbat, also received the title of Labor Hero. This [...]

July 30th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Khad FC wins cup at the first Women’s National Football League

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By B.TUNGALAG Khad FC took the cup in Mongolia’s first Women’s National Football League Tournament, which was held from July 21 to 27. The top eight women’s football teams in Mongolia participated in the competition: Titem Khujirt, Mongolyn Temuulel, Khad, Erchim, Darkhan-Uul Province, Arvis, Tuulyn Tom Tulnuud, and Khan-Uul District. Khad FC won the cup [...]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian boxers seize five medals at Chemistry Cup

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia scored five medals from the 42nd edition of Che­miepokal Boxing Tourna­ment, also known as the Chemistry Cup, which took place in Germany. The tournament is annually held in Halle city and this year’s event challenged around 120 boxers from 19 nations. The competition concluded on Saturday. The Mongolian team won two gold, [...]

July 28th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

State triathlon champions announced

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By B.TUNGALAG The National Triathlon Championship 2015 took place at Ugii Lake, Arkhangai Province, from July 17 to19. Mongolian triathletes competed in three events: swimming, biking and running. Khilchin Sports Committee’s Sports Master Kh.Odgerel won the men’s elite category after swimming 1,000 meters, cycling 28 kilometers, and running 9.2 kilometers with a time of 2:08:00. [...]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolians rank third at Judo Grand Slam

By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian judokas claimed three medals on Day 1 of Judo Grand Slam Tyumen 2015, which launched on Saturday. Mongolia is currently ranked third out of 53 nations with one gold, one silver and one bronze medal, as well as one seventh place ranking. Gold medalist of the Asian Seniors Championships Ts.Munkhzaya, who fought in the women’s 63 kg weight class seized [...]

July 21st, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Overview of Universiade 2015

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By B.TUNGALAG The Universiade 2015 opened in Gwangjum South Korea, on July 3 and concluded on July 14. A total of 12,500 athletes from 170 countries participated in the 28th Universiade. The Mongolian team included 144 athletes and 35 coaches, who competed in 12 sports categories of the Universiade 2015. Mongolia won two gold, one [...]

July 16th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian athletes compete at Universiade 2015

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By B.TUNGALAG The 28th Summer Universiade began on July 3 in Gwangju, South Korea. The Mongolian team consists of 200 athletes competing in 12 sports: volleyball, athletics, judo, basketball, swimming, tennis, football, artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, fencing, baseball, golf, shooting, taekwondo, badminton, handball, table tennis, swimming and archery. The Mongolian team has already won one [...]

July 7th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia dominating Judo Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar 2015

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolia is ranking first out of 35 nations, with 15 medals, at Judo Grand Prix Ulaanbaatar 2015, as of Sunday afternoon. The tournament kicked off on Friday and Mongolian judokas had already seized four gold, three silver, and eight bronze medals by the end of Day 2 on Saturday. Japan is ranking second [...]

July 5th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian Athletes Day takes place

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian Athletes Day took place on June 28, at Chinggis Square. Mongolia enacted a law on physical education and sports 12 years ago. Since then, Mongolia has celebrated Athletes Day on the last weekend of every June. Athletes Day started with a parade of athletes, teachers and coaches from the Central Sports Palace [...]

June 30th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

G.Boldbaatar and M.Urantsetseg top IJF World Ranking List

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By B.TUNGALAG The International Judo Federation (IJF) updated its world ranking list on June 22. Mongolian State Honored Athlete and world champion G.Boldbaatar led the men’s 60 kg category, and State Honored Athlete and world champion M.Urantsetseg topped the women’s 48 kg division. The following is a list of Mongolian judokas with high placements on [...]

June 25th, 2015 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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