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Incheon 2014 closes with 21 medals for Mongolia


By M.ZOLJARGAL The Incheon Asian Games 2014 (ASIAD) has concluded on Saturday where athletes from 45 countries marched down the stadium in the parade of national teams to celebrate their achievements. Mongolia finished the games ranking 16th and brought home 21 medals – five gold, four silver and 12 bronze. Mongolian athletes continued the relay [...]

October 5th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

D.Otgondalai: I cannot afford to lose now


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian boxer D.Otgondalai defeated Japanese boxer Satoshi Shimizu in the silver medal match on Day 13 in the men’s 60 kg event at the Incheon Asian Games 2014. He will fight Charly Suarez of the Philippines for the gold medal today. D.Otgondalai gave a brief interview after his fight. You beat a Japanese [...]

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

Mongolian chess players win World Youth Chess Championships


By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian chess player D.Munkhzul captured a gold medal in girls’ U8 category of the World Youth Chess Championships and Ye.Tugstumur won silver in the boys’ U8 category. Among 51 players in the girls U8 category, D.Munkhzul earned eight wins, one draw and two defeats, and seized the gold with 8.5 points. D.Munkhzul, who [...]

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

Mongolia welcomes back world champion S.Tserenchimed

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The Mongolian national team of female freestyle wrestlers arrived at Chinggis Khaan International Airport on Saturday night after competing at the World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. O.Amartuvshin, vice president of the Mongolian Wrestling Federation (MWF), G.Usukhbayar, vice president of Aldar Sports Committee and Ts.Khosbayar, State Honored Athlete, as well as families and [...]

September 14th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Peace Run participants head to Zamiin-Uud

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolian athletes, participating in the Peace Run worldwide run for peace, headed to Zamiin-Uud from Ulaanbaatar on September 10. The torch of the Asia-Pacific region’s Peace Run came to Mongolia from Ulaan-Ude, Russia on September 3. The torch passed through Khiagt, Selenge, Darkhan-Uul, Orkhon, Tuv, Govisumber and Dornogovi provinces. It will be passed [...]

September 11th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

FILA Hall of Fame inducts State Honored Coach A.Baskhuu


By B.TUNGALAG The International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles (FILA) Hall of Fame inducted Mongolian State Honored Coach A.Baskhuu on September 6. The FILA bureau decided to enlist A.Baskhuu during its meeting on June 14. A.Baskhuu became the ninth referee to be included in the FILA Hall of Fame. President of FILA Nenad Lalovic, officials [...]

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

13 Mongolian sumo wrestlers to compete in top division


By B.TUNGALAG The Japan Sumo Association has released the official banzuke (the official tournament ranking list of professional sumo wrestlers) for the September basho (tournament), which is set to start on September 14 in Tokyo. According to the banzuke, 26 Mongolian professional sumo wrestlers will take part in the September tournament, 13 of which will [...]

September 5th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian mental sports team wins Indian Open contest


By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian mental sports team, headed by director of the Mongolian Intellectual Academy and international second-class intellectual judge Kh.Khatanbaatar, won first place in the Indian Open open memory championship, which took place on August 31, in Mumbai, India. Some 80 mental sports athletes from Mongolia, India, Sweden, the U.S. and Indonesia competed in [...]

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

J.Narantungalag defeats reigning champion at ONE FC World Champion


By M.ZOLJARGAL Top Mongolian fighter J.Narantungalag was declared the new champion of the ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC) on Friday, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He fought against Japanese reigning champion Koji Oishi and defeated him with the unanimous decision of the judges in the featherweight class (66 kg) to earn the title. He dominated [...]

August 31st, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

M.Batbayar becomes powerlifting champion of the world


Trans. by B.TUNGALAG International Sports Master M.Batbayar seized a gold medal at the Amateur World Powerlifting Championship, which took place from August 20 to 24 in Moscow, Russia. In the men’s 100 kg category, he lifted 200 kg on the bench press and squatted 275 kg, earning himself a hefty gold medal. He also won [...]

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

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