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J.Narantungalag defeats reigning champion at ONE FC World Champion

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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

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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 »

B.Munguntuul seizes silver at 13th World University Chess Championship

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Trans. by B.TUNGALAG The 13th World University Chess Championship took place in Katowice, Poland from August 17 to 24. The Mongolian team included member of Aldar sports committee and Grandmaster Ts.Batchuluun, International Master G.Munkhgal, Sports Master B.Galmandakh, Grandmaster B.Mungultuul, and Grandmaster A.Enkhtuul. Grandmaster B.Mungultuulwon a silver medal, with six points, in the World Chess Championship. [...]

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

Hakuho M.Davaajargal donates 30 million MNT to baseball players

  Mongolian grand champion of Japanese professional sumo wrestling Hakuho M.Davaajargal donated 30 million MNT for the transportation cost of the Mongolian baseball team. The team is set to take part in the 2014 Asian Games, which will be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. The head of the Hakuho [...]

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

D.Boldbaatar wins Rally Mongolia

The Rally Mongolia 2014 international cross-country rally was held from August 10 to 17. The Rally Mongolia is one of the biggest international rallies in Mongolia and Asia and has been held for the past 20 years. Around 100 racers from Mongolia and other countries race in the tournament every year. Racers reached the finish [...]

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

Extreme sports scene in Mongolia

Extreme sports competition X-games Mongolia took place at the National Amusement Park in August 17, with a demo show of professional skateboarders from London, Paris, Tokyo, and Berlin. The competition had four categories: skateboarding, rollerblading, BMX, and bike trials, in which over 80 competitors, aged from 11 to 26, took part. The competition was the [...]

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

O.Gundegmaa becomes national shooting champion

  The Mongolian Shooting Sport Federation and Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism are jointly organizing the National Shooting Championship at Technique Sports Center. Some 170 shooters from 20 organizations are competing in 10 different events. On August 13, champions of the 25 m pistol event were announced. Labor Hero and State Honored Athlete O.Gundegmaa [...]

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

A.Battsetseg crowned Junior World Champion

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Trans. by M.ZOLJARGAL Mongolian freestyle wrestler A.Battsetseg won a gold medal at the 2014 FILA Junior World Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, organized at Dom Sportova venue. The championships launched on August 5 and women’s 48 kg, 55 kg, 63 kg and 72 kg weight division matches took place on Day 4. A.Battsetseg beat all of [...]

August 10th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Women’s wrestling team seizes seven medals at Poland Open

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Trans. by D.SERGELEN The Mongolian women’s wrestling team won seven medals at Poland Open on August 2 and 3, which took place in Dabrowa Gornicza, Poland. The team won three gold, one silver and three bronze medals at the tournament. Mongolian gold medalists include, S.Byambatseren in 55 kg, S.Tserenchimed in 60 kg and State Merit [...]

August 7th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

B.Dulguun wins bronze medal at Singapore Swimming Championship 2014

The fourth Singapore National Swimming Championship 2014 was held from August 2 to 3 in Singapore. Mongolian athlete B.Dulguun won a bronze medal in the men’s 50 m dolphin crawl category. Some 27 athletes competed in the dolphin crawl. B.Dulguun finished the race in 00:25:13 seconds, setting a new Mongolian record. The swimmer competed in [...]

August 7th, 2014 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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