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M.Tumenbayar qualified for Grand Prix in taekwondo

2017-08-10 15:14:25
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Tumenbayar Molom, a taekwondo athlete of the national team of Mongolia and the “Aldar” sports club, has been qualified to compete in the Grand Prix tournament that will take place on September 22-24 in Rabat, Morocco.

He became the very first Mongolian to achieve this success after taking fifth place in the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships in Muju, South Korea, lifting up his rating to 28th in the men’s 58 kg category.

Following the World Championships, he also claimed a gold medal in the Korea Open tournament.

In accordance with the World Taekwondo Federation (WTF) rule, first 32 athletes by the world rankings in each division are qualified for the Grand Prix. Moreover, first six athletes are directly awarded with the Olympic qualification.