G.Tsogtgerel finishes 5th in women’s shot put Paralympics

2016-09-09 16:27:11

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian athlete G.Tsogtgerel has taken fifth place in the women’s shot put at the ongoing Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

At the contest of F57 disability classification (wheelchair) held among 12 athletes on Thursday, Tsogtgerel threw the shot to 8 meters and 59 cm, setting her personal record. The previous  her record was 7 meters and 56 cm.

In accordance with a schedule of competitions, she will compete in the discus throw contest on September 15.

Born 1974 in Omnogobi aimag, G.Tsogtgerel won bronze medal in the 2014 Asian Games and silver medal in the Beijing 2016 Asian Paralympic Grand Prix tournament.