Send off ceremony for Mongolia’s Paralympic athlete takes place


Today, an official send-off ceremony for Mongolia’s Paralympic Team took place in the Ulaanbaatar Hotel.

Athlete of the National Para Nordic skiing team B.Ganbold has qualified and received the right to take part at the XII Winter Paralympic Games. Mr B.Ganbold will compete in the men’s cross-country skiing event in a distance of 20 km on March 12, in 10 km on March 14 and in 1km on March 17.

A total of 670 athletes will compete for 133 sets of Paralympic Winter Games medals through 80 events of 6 sports at the XII Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang, Republic of Korea from March 9 to 18. Mongolia’s top cashmere company, Gobi Cashmere sponsored the athlete’s clothes for the second time.

Mongolian National Paralympic Team participated at the 2006 Winter Paralympic Games known as Torino 2006 for the first time.

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