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Mongolia takes five medals from Asian Wrestling Championship on the first day

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By B.TUNGALAG The Mongolian national freestyle wrestling team is competing in the 2014 Asian Wrestling Championship, which is taking place from April 23 to 26 in Astana, Kazakhstan. The wrestlers are competing in all weight categories of the tournament. On the first day of the competition, five Mongolian wrestlers won medals. Silver medalists include International [...]

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

B.Ser-Od wins silver at 16th Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon

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By B.BAATAR Mongolian runner B.Ser-Od won a silver medal at the 16th Nagano Olympic Commemorative Marathon on April 20. The marathon was organized in two categories for men and women, at the distance of 40 km each. Ukrain’s Serhiy Lebid won the marathon, completing the distance in 2:13:56. B.Ser-Od completed the distance in 2:14:04 and [...]

April 22nd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolian judokas hold joint training in Japan

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian female judokas are attending a ten-day joint training with the Japanese national judo team and other judokas from the Japan Judo Academy in Japan. The training follows a joint training held among Mongolian, Georgian and Austrian male judokas in Germany. The team comprises of 14 of the finest female judokas of Mongolia, [...]

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

Mongolia gains two victories at Youth World Boxing Championship

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By M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian boxer B.Tumurkhuyag defeated his opponent Edwin Tshabalala in the men’s 49 kg weight category, while G.Battamir won his bout against South Korea’s Han Younghun in the men’s 52 kg category on the first day of the Youth World Boxing Championship, hosted by Sofia, Bulgaria. The event officially launched on Monday. A total [...]

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

Bowling tournament challenges Mongolians in the USA

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By B.TUNGALAG Mongolians living in the USA have organized a bowling championship for the sixth time in Las Vegas. The bowling championship was organized by bowling clubs from Washington, Chicago and Denver. Teams from Utah, Seattle, and sports vice masters of bowling in Mongolia participated in the tournament. A total of 14 men’s teams took [...]

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

Mongolian team competes in Asian Men’s Club Volleyball Championship

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By B.BAATAR Altain Bars volleyball club is competing in the 2014 Asian Men’s Volleyball Club Championship in Manila, Philippines from April 8 to 16. Some 16 teams from China, Japan, Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Iran, United Arab Emirates and Qatar are participating in the tournament. The teams were divided into four groups and Mongolia is included in [...]

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

Mongolian badminton team competes at World Junior Championship

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The national badminton junior team of Mongolia is currently competing in the 2014 World Junior Badminton Championship which launched today in Alor Setar, Malaysia. The championship will continue until April 18 and will crown the best junior badminton players in the world. The Mongolian team has been training with the Malaysian national team [...]

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

Mongolian athlete seizes three gold medals from World Master Athletics Championship

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By B.BAATAR The World Master Athletics Indoor Championships was held from March 25 to 30 in Budapest, Hungary. Mongolian master athlete T.Tserendolgor, 76, won gold medals in three contests of the World Master Athletics Championships 2014. She won the M45 shot put, M60 javelin throw and M70 discus throw which took place on March 26. [...]

April 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

B.Batzorig wins gold at Buryatia Open Freestyle Tournament

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By B.BAATAR The 19th International Open Tournament for freestyle wrestling, named after the President of Buryatia, was held in Ulan-Ude on March 29 and 30. Mongolian wrestler B.Batzorig captured a gold medal in the men’s 70 kg contest and received a cash prize of 60 thousand RUB. A total of 131 wrestlers from 24 countries [...]

April 1st, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

State Junior Draughts Championship challenges 620 players

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By M.ZOLJARGAL The State Junior Draughts Championship launched on Saturday at School No.42 in Songinokhairkhan District of Ulaanbaatar. A total of 620 male and female players will compete in four age categories; five to seven, eight to 10, 11 to 13, and 14 to 16 years of age. The players will be challenged in the [...]

March 30th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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