B.Baasanjargal wins bronze from Summer Universiade 2019

2019-07-09 14:17:33

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. IM B.Baasanjargal won a bronze medal in the women's 63 kg weight class at the Summer Universiade taking place in Napoli, Italy. 203 male judokas and 163 female judokas are competing in the tournament.

Although Baasanjargal won her first match against a Romanian athlete with an ippon in 1 minute and 43 seconds, she was defeated by Nana Kota of Japan, who went on to win the gold medal, by ippon in 1 minute and 20 seconds in her next match. However, in her next matches, she came out victorious over the athletes of Macao and Ukraine with ippon in 9 and 52 seconds respectively. Baasanjargal then faced off against Renata Zachova of the Czech Republic and won by wazari, thus winning the bronze medal.

IM Ts.Tsogtbaatar and B.Gaajadamba participated in the men’s 73 kg and 81 kg weight classes, with Ts.Tsogtbaatar placing 5th, while B.Altantsetseg participated in the women’s 57 kg.