L.Otgonbaatar wins Abu Dhabi Grand Slam

2015-11-02 19:14:42

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ International master of sports L.Otgonbaatar has won a gold medal in the 2015 Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Prix tournament which ran last weekend in the United Arab Emirates.

In the men’s -90kg division, which attracted 35 judokas, he had a bye in the first round, then beat opponents from Morocco, South Korea, Sweden and Hungary. In the finals, he defeated the returning World Judo Masters bronze medalist Van T End Noel of the Netherlands.

Twice silver medalist of the World Junior Championships Ts.Tsogtbaatar IMS claimed a silver medal in the men’s -60kg contest. Another judoka P.Lhamdegd IMS took the 5th place in the women’s -78kg bout.

As the team results, the Mongolians ranked 6th among 26 countries that won medals. A winner of each weight category received 500 points of the world rankings, the runner-up--300 points.