President Kh.Battulga becomes acquainted with construction work of sports complex
On June 20, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga and Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan became acquainted with the construction progress of the sports complex being built in the capital city’s Khan-Uul district.
Construction of Winter Sports Palace running at over 90 percent
The construction of the Winter Sports Palace being built in Khan-Uul district of the capital city is currently over 90 percent. Starting from this week, its Olympic-sized ice rink has also begun to be constructed.
IM E.Bilegsaikhan qualifies for Tokyo Olympics
Weightlifting athlete, IM E.Bilegsaikhan has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games. She will be competing in the women’s +87 kg weight class. The International Weightlifting Federation published the final list of athletes ranking those that have been selected for the Tokyo Olympics on June 11.
Mongolian gymnast wins gold at US national championships
Mongolian girl M.Michelle won gold medal in individual ribbon at the 2021 Rhythmic Development Program National Championships held in Indianapolis, USA on June 9-13.
Mongolia’s 3x3 basketball success and achievements highlighted
Hong Kong has announced that it will be hosting 3x3 basketball World Tour Masters with a hefty budget of USD 1.2 million. Since 3x3 basketball game was included as part of the Olympic basketball programme, starting with the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, it has been gaining worldwide attention to become a fast-growing urban sport in a myriad of countries.
E.Sumiya grabs silver at UWW Poland Open
The United World Wrestling’s (UWW) final Ranking Series event, the 2021 Poland Open is taking place in Warsaw, Poland on June 8-14. In the women’s 55 kg weight class, IM E.Sumiya has won the silver medal.
Yo.Baskhuu claims bronze at World Judo Championships
On the second day of 2021 World Judo Champions, which is taking place in Budapest, Hungary on June 6-13, Mongolian judoka Yo.Baskhuu claimed bronze medal from the men’s 66 kg weight class.
State Honored Athlete Kh.Erdenet-Od appointed as IJF World Promotion Director
The International Judo Foundation’s (IJF) Congress was held in Budapest, Hungary on June 3. During the Congress meeting, Kh.Erdenet-Od was officially appointed as World Promotion Director on the IJF Executive Committee.
Judoka M.Urantsetseg wins bronze at world championships
Mongolian judoka M.Uransetseg has won the bronze medal from the women’s 48 kg weight class at the 2021 World Judo Championships, becoming the first Mongolian to win four medals from the world championships.
Three Mongolian boxing athletes win gold at Asian Boxing Championships
The national boxing team of Mongolia has grabbed 3 gold and 5 bronze medals from the Asian Boxing Confederation’s Asian Men’s & Women’s Boxing Championships took place in Dubai, UAE from May 21 to May 31.
Female athletes win 3 bronze medals from Asian Boxing Championships
The Asian Boxing Confederation’s Asian Men’s & Women’s Boxing Championships took place in Dubai, UAE from May 21 to May 31. Five athletes participated in the women’s boxing championships, representing Mongolia.
Gold and silver medals claimed at int’l wrestling tournament
International masters of Mongolia B.Shoovdor, Z.Bolortungalag, and E.Davaachimeg won gold and silver medals at the XXXII International tournament of freestyle wrestling Grand Prix Ivan Yarygin on May 28, the second day of the tournament.
B.Misheelt, E.Tsendbaatar qualify for bronze medal
Asian Boxing Championships is taking place from May 24 to June 1 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene grabs first title as Ozeki at May Grand Sumo Tournament
On the 15th or the final day of the Grand Sumo Tournament that took place in Tokyo, Japan, ozeki Terunofuji G.Gan-Erdene grabbed his first championship title by defeating fellow ozeki Takakeisho in a playoff, finishing the tournament with 13 wins.
R.Gantugs to run as torchbearer in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay
Despite the current situation of the pandemic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay is currently underway. Having begun in the city of Fukushima on March 25, the Japanese leg of the relay is scheduled to end in Tokyo after visiting all 47 prefectures of the country.
One-time assistance of MNT 10 million to be provided to athletes qualified for Olympics
Mongolian athletes have so far earned 30 spots in 12 events of Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.
Triathlete Ts. Tserenbat sets new record of Mongolia
Athlete Ts.Tserenbat completed the triathlon standard distance /1500-m swim, 40-km bike and 10-km run/ in 2 hours 15 minutes 53 seconds, showing the highest achievement in the history of Mongolian triathlon.
Runner B.Budjargal wins 6-day race in USA
Mongolian runner B.Budjargal won a 6-day race that took place on May 10-16 in Augusta city of New Jersey, USA.
N.Tugstsogt to fight for WBC title again
Mongolian professional boxer N.Tugstsogt, known as ‘King Tug’, announced today on his social media page that his fight which was scheduled to take place on May 29 was cancelled. Then, he further announced that he would fight for WBC belt again in July.