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Mongolian wrestlers win three medals

The Final Grand Prix of International Federation of Associated Wrestling Styles, in memory of Heydar Aliyev, was s organized in Baku, Azerbaijan from November 22 to 24.

Female Mongolian wrestlers took two silver and a bronze medal from the Final Golden Grand Prix.

The medals were won by, International Sports Master E.Sumiya in the women’s 51kg category, International Sports Master T.Munkhtuya in the women’s 59 kg and International Sports Master B.Odonchimeg in the women’s 72 kg, most of whom managed to beat their top rivals at the international wrestling event.

The Grand Prix was organized in three wrestling styles; freestyle, Greco-Roman and female.

Around 300 wresters from 35 countries, whom all have won at least one medal from an international event, took part in the tournament.

The Mongolian coaches pinned their gold medal hopes on world champion S.Battsetseg (63 kg), however, the hope was short lived as she lost the first round to young Japanese wrestler, Rio Watari. In the women’s 63 kg event, the gold medal went to A.Grigorieva of Latvia, who also won this year’s championship titles at the Krasnoyarsk Golden Grand Prix and the European Championship.

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