M.Tumenbayar seizes silver medal at Asian Taekwondo Championships
Bronze medalist of the Asian Games and International Sports Master M.Tumenbayar won a silver medal in the men’s 58 kg of the 22nd Asian Taekwondo Championships.
The tournament was held in Manila, Philippines, from April 20 to 21.
M.Tumenbayar of Mongolia competed against athletes from the Philippines, Kazakhstan, and Qatar in the men’s 58 kg category.
In the finals, he competed against an Iranian athlete and lost 9:6.
M.Tumenbayar has become the first Mongolian to win a medal at the Asian Taekwondo Championships.
Before the Asian Taekwondo Championships 2016, P.Temuujin won an Olympic qualification from the Asian Taekwondo Qualification Tournament for Rio 2016 Olympic Games, held in Manila, Philippines on April 16 and 17.
Para-taekwondo athletes of Mongolia won five medals at the Asian Para-Taekwondo Championships, which took place on April 18 in the Philippines.
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