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Hakuho M.Davaajargal celebrates his new Labor Hero title

By B.TUNGALAG

The 69th Yokozuna Hakuho and owner of the most wins in sumo history, M.Davaajargal, celebrated his new title of Labor Hero in Zuunmod, Tuv Province, on Wednesday.
He received the Labor Hero title by the decree of President Ts.Elbegdorj on February 2015. His father, J.Munkhbat, also received the title of Labor Hero. This is first time in Mongolia’s history that a father and son have both received the title.
M.Davaajargal paid honor to his new title and expressed his gratitude to the residents of Tuv Province for their support during the celebration, where a mini Naadam for Hakuho was organized.
A total of 128 national wrestlers competed in the Naadam’s wrestling tournament and two different horse races took place. Ulsiin Garid (Garuda of Nation) D.Gonchigdamba won at the wrestling tournament, followed by Ulsiin Zaan (Elephant of Nation) Ch.Sanjaadamba.
During the mini Naadam celebration, wife of Hakuho, Sayoko Wada, presented Tuv Province residents with a fully equipped emergency vehicle for local medical services.

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