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President’s chief of staff P.Tsagaan hands state flag to mountaineer B.Tseveendash


By B.TUNGALAG   The President’s Chief of Staff P.Tsagaan received chairman of Healthy Mongolia Hiking Club, International Sports Master B.Teveendash, on Wednesday to hand him the state flag of Mongolia. Mountaineer B.Tseveendash left Mongolia on April 7 to climb Mount Everest for the third time. During the state flag handing ceremony, P.Tsagaan said, “I want [...]

April 8th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Wrestlers from Finland and Latvia arrive in Mongolia to hold joint training


By B.BAATAR Finnish silver medalist of the 2015 World Wrestling Championships Petra Olli and Latvian bronze medalist of the 2015 World Wrestling Championships Anastasia Grigorieva came to Mongolia to attend a joint training with Mongolian national women’s wrestling team for 14 days. Finnish national women’s team coach Ahto Raska and the team’s masseur are accompanying [...]

April 6th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Boxers win four Olympic quotas from Asia & Oceana Olympic Qualification Tournament

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By B.TUNGALAG Four Mongolian boxers won Olympic quotas from the Asian & Oceana Olympic Qualification Tournament, held in Qian’an, China from March 25 to April 2. Army world champion B.Chinzorig seized an Olympic quota after winning a silver medal in the men’s 64 kg category on March 31. He defeated Ermek Sakenov of Kyrgyzstan for [...]

April 4th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Registration for Ulaanbaatar Marathon 2016 starts


By B.TUNGALAG Through the Friendly Ulaanbaatar program, Ulaanbaatar will host the 7th Ulaanbaatar Marathon in June and online registration for the event has opened on March 25. The purpose of the Ulaanbaatar Marathon 2016 is to develop the racing sport in Mongolia, promote Ulaanbaatar to the world, increase the number of nonprofessionals runners in Mongolia, [...]

April 1st, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Pepsi Futsal League concludes


By B.TUNGALAG The Pepsi Futsal League, which started on January 9, concluded on March 27. The tournament was organized by the Mongolian Football Federation. The top 12 football teams of Mongolia, including Arvis FC, Continental FC, Bayangol FC, Khoromkhon FC and Erchim FC, competed in the Pepsi Futsal League. Ulaanbaataryn Unaganuud FC, coached by S.Erdene-Ochir [...]

March 30th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Judokas secure four medals at Tbilisi Grand Prix 2016


By B.BAATAR Mongolian judokas have won two silver and two bronze medals at the Tbilisi Grand Prix 2016. The tournament took place in Tbilisi, Georgia from March 25 to 27. A total of 393 judokas from 63 countries fought in the tournament, and Mongolia was represented by 10 judokas. On the first day of the [...]

March 28th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

National hockey team needs indoor ice rink, says coach


By B.BAATAR The Mongolian National Ice Hockey Team secured a bronze medal from the 2016 Ice Hockey Challenge Cup of Asia, held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from March 12 to 18. The team returned home on Tuesday. National hockey team coach A.Mergen gave an interview after his arrival. Congratulations on winning you fourth [...]

March 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Mongolia wins three Olympic quotas from Asian Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament 2016


By B.TUNGALAG Bronze medalist of the World Wrestling Championships E.Sumiya competed in the women’s 53 kg category of the Asian Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament 2016 and won a quota for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. The Asian Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament 2016 is taking place in Astana, Kazakhstan from March 18. In the first round, [...]

March 21st, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Winners of National Weightlifting Championship announced


By B.TUNGALAG The National Weightlifting Championship was held in Baruun-Urt soum of Sukhbaatar Province from March 11 to 12. Over 180 weightlifters of 18 teams competed in 14 weight categories. This year’s championship aimed to promote weightlifting in rural areas, improve athletes’ experience and support athletes that will compete in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic [...]

March 18th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

L.Ariunbold wins Chinggis Master Cross 2016


By B.TUNGALAG Sports Master L.Ariunbold won the annual Chinggis Master Cross 2016 UAZ 469 racing competition, which took place on March 13 in Darkhan-Uul Province. A total of 54 racers competed in the 18th Chinggis Master Cross. Twenty-six time champion of Master Cross race of Mongolia, International Sports Master D.Boldbaatar came in second place, and [...]

March 16th, 2016 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

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