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.

Short URL: http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/?p=6848

Posted by on Nov 27 2013. Filed under Sport & Leisure. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed

Recently Commented

  • Bill Dickson: The only surprise here is that anyone should be surprised. Those of us who had such high hopes for Mongolia in 2009 have...
  • Raja: I completely agree with you, Bob. India has 23 official languages at this point of time – and the interference of regional...
  • Robert: Thanks for replying and sorry I’m getting back to it so late. I’m American so my view on language is different than...
  • Ziba: The old forms of English are nearly unreadable for the modern Native English speaker. England was ruled alternately by French,...
  • Andreas Neisser: This is really a very poor article. “we have no right to judge them”? What nonsense! Society has every right...