‘Burte Chono 2015’ winners announced




The Burte Chono 2015 Festival was broadcast on Mongolian National Broadcaster last Friday to honor the nation’s top athletes, coaches, and sports committees.


President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj, President of the Olympic Committee of Mongolia D.Zagdsuren, and famous athletes and sports figures were invited to participate in the event. This year’s nominees for Burte Chono awards were selected by 97 sports commentators and journalists. In previous years, 10 people were nominated for each category, but this year, only the top three male and female athletes were selected.


The highest award of the Burte Chono Festival, the “Best of the Best”, was awarded to Mongolia’s two-time female gold medalist of the World Wrestling Championships S.Battsetseg and male bronze medalist of the World Wrestling Championships E.Bekhbayar. President Ts.Elbegdorj personally presented the awards.


At the beginning of the festival, the International Olympics Committee Trophy was awarded to People’s Teacher and National Champion O.Baljinnyam, who is currently supervising the Mongolian National Judo Team.




Nominations for “Best of the Best” award:






1.»E.Bekhbayar (Free-style wrestler) – He won a bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championships 2015 and silver and bronze medals from the Golden Grand Prix, earning 133 votes.


2.»P.Unurbat (Free-style wrestler) – Silver medalist of the World Wrestling Championships 2015 for the men’s 74 kg, earning 132 votes.


3.»B.Nomin (Free-style wrestler) – He won a silver medal for men’s 61 kg at the World Wrestling Championships 2015 and a bronze medal from the Asian Freestyle Championships 2015, earning 107 votes.






1.»S.Battsetseg (Free-style wrestler) – She became World Wrestling Champion for the second time this year and won a gold medal at the Golden Grand Prix Ivan Yarigin 2015, earning 228 votes.


2.»D.Sumiya (Judoka) – She won a bronze medal from the World Judo Championships 2015 and won at Universade 2015 and Quingdao Judo Grand Prix 2015. She was a silver medalist at the Paris Grand Slam 2015, earning 118 votes.


3.»Ts.Munkhzaya (Judoka) – She was a bronze medalist at the World Wrestling Championships 2015 and won gold medals from the Asian Judo Championships, Ikh Duulga, and Judo Grand Prix 2015, earning 95 votes.




Coaches of the Year:


1.»Z.Duvchin – Coaches World Wrestling Champion S.Battsetseg, and earned 137 votes.


2.»Kh.Erdenet-Od – Coaches silver medalists of the World Judo Championships D.Sumiya and Ts.Munkhzaya, and earned 99 votes.


3.»Ts.Tsogtbayar – Chief coach of the Mongolian National Freestyle Wrestling Team, and earned 93 votes.




Best sports unions of the year:


1. »Mongolian Freestyle Wrestling Union


2. »Mongolian Judo Union


3. »Mongolian Shooting Union


4. »Mongolian Football Union

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