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Mongolian youth basketball team wins bronze at Continental Cup

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN Mongolia’s top youth basketball team won a bronze medal at the Continental Cup-2014, which is hosted every year in Cleveland, USA. Over 3,200 athletes of 228 teams of 10 countries participated in this year’s completion. Some 64 athletes of Mongolia competed in age categories of 13, 16 and 18 in five teams. [...]

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian Steppe International Marathon takes place at Tuv Province

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN The 18th Mongolian Steppe International Marathon was held on July 20 in Tuv Province. Over 550 athletes competed in this year’s marathon from Japan, China, Russia, South Korea and other countries. Approximately 60 athletes were from Japan. In addition, specialized soldiers of the Mongolian Military Force participated in this year’s competition. Traditionally, [...]

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Hummer Trophy 2014 tours 2,600 km

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The Mongolian Hummer Club set off on July 14 to tour 2,600 kilometers following the path of the Battles of Khalkhiin Gol. The group returned on Sunday, finishing the fifth annual sport tour Hummer Trophy. Hummer drivers toured famous landmarks such as the Khalkha River, Menen Steppe – a 90 km long and 60 km [...]

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

2014 State Amateur Doubles Tennis Championship challenges 52 athletes

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By B.ULZIINEMEKH The 2014 State Amateur Doubles Tennis Championships took place at the new tennis court in the National Garden for two day starting July 8, bringing together 52 amateur tennis players – both locals and expats. The athletes competed in men’s and women’s doubles divisions and member of the UB International Tennis Club Yannick [...]

July 24th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

FC Deren Sumida shows unprecedented success at Gothia Cup

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Two Mongolian teams of FC Deren Sumida competed in the boy’s 12 (age) and boy’s 16 divisions at the largest international youth football tournament in the world, the Gothia Cup, last week in Gothenburg, Sweden. The tournament finished on Saturday with a record performance by Mongolian teams. FC Deren Sumida, which competed in [...]

July 20th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

N.Tugstsogt seizes bronze medal at Kazakhstan President’s Cup International Boxing Tournament

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG Mongolian State Honored Athlete and Olympic silver medalist in boxing N.Tugstsogt captured a bronze medal at the fourth Kazakhstan President’s Cup International Boxing Tournament, which took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from July 8 to 13. After defeating opponents in the first two rounds, N.Tugstsogt competed against Zhanbolat Tilegenuly, a boxer from Kazakhstan, [...]

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

A.Sukhbat and G.Usukhbayar named ‘Undefeatable Giant of Nation’

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG A.Sukhbat and G.Usukhbayar, both holders of the Wide Giant of Nation wrestling title, received the highest ranking title for Mongolian wrestlers, Undefeatable Giant of Nation. Mongolian President Ts.Elbegdorj granted the title to A.Sukhbat and G.Usukhbayar on July 7. After the ceremony, the Mongolian President said, “Congratulations to the two Undefeatable Giants of [...]

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

Mongolia to host Asian Eastern Zonal Men’s Volleyball Championship 2015

Trans. by B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian female volleyball team Erchim successfully took part in the 2014 Asian Eastern Zonal Women’s Volleyball Championship, which took place in Hong Kong, from July 2 to 6. During the tournament, Secretary-General of the Mongolian Volleyball Association Ts.Bat-Enkh participated in the Asian Eastern Zonal Conference. As a result, conference representatives gave [...]

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

A.Enkhtuul becomes Grandmaster

Mongolian chess player A.Enkhtuul, 20, will be officially certified as Grandmaster during the 85th FIDE Congress in Tromso, Norway from August 4 to 15. She will become the third Mongolian grandmaster. There were only two female grandmasters before A.Ekhtuul, grandmasters B.Munguntuul and T.Batchimeg. E.Enkhtuul earned FIDE titles of the Women’s Candidate Master in 2010, Woman [...]

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

Injury causes Olympic Champion N.Tuvshinbayar to sit out Chinggis Khaan Grand Prix

The Chinggis Khaan Grand Prix Judo Tournament will kick off today at 11:00 a.m. at Buyant-Ukhaa Sports Palace. The opening ceremony will start at 4:00 p.m. and the final fight will start at 5:00 p.m. The competition’s official draw took place yesterday. Olympic champion and State Honored Athlete N.Tuvshinbayar’s name was not included in the [...]

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

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