Judokas grab three medals in Junior World Championships

2015-10-26 18:34:50

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Young judokas have captured medals in the 2015 Junior World Championships which is running in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates.

The World Championship attracted 555 judokas from 82 countries, Mongolia has been represented by 17 from the “Avragch” club (National Emergency Management Agency), the “Genco” club and from localities.

On the first day of the events, B.Amartuvshin won a bronze medal in the boys’ lightest weight category (-55 kg), while G.Narantsetseg claimed a bronze medal in the girls’ 44 kg. Ts.Tsogtbaatar won a silver medal in the boys’ -60 kg division. He got a back injury during a bout at the semi-finals against a French. After the finals, he took a medical care.

As the team results, the Mongolians took a ninth place among 21 countries that grabbed at least one medal. The team of Japan topped the World Junior Championship, capturing five gold, three silver and one bronze medals.