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19-year-old Mongolian freestyle wrestler seizes world title

By B.TUNGALAG

Mongolia’s International Sports Master S.Tserenchimed won a gold medal in the women’s 60 kg category of the World Wrestling Championship on September 10, held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
In the final round, she defeated Olympic medalist and former world champion, Azerbaijani wrestler Yuliya Ratkevich.
In the first round, S.Tserenchimed defeated five time European Champion, Russian wrestler Natalia Golts. After that she defeated Japanese wrestler Katsuki Sakagami. In the semi-final, she won against Finland wrestler to qualify for the silver.
S.Tserenchimed is the second Mongolian woman to become a world champion.
Another Mongolian wrestler, State Honored Athlete G.Mandakhnaran won a bronze medal in the men’s 65 kg division of the freestyle contest, which is his second medal from the World Championships.
In the first two rounds, he defeated Ukrainian and Armenian opponents. He lost to Russian wrestler Soslan Ramonov. In the repechage round, he beat his rivals from Puerto Rico and Belarus.
Mongolian wrestler E.Nyam-Ochir won a bronze medal in the men’s 74 kg division after beating his opponents in the repechage.
Through the team results, in the men’s freestyle tournament, the Mongolian national team ranked sixth, with 29 points.
The World Wrestling Championship will take place in Tashkent until September 14.

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