State Champion N.Batsuuri becomes world amateur sumo champion

2019-10-14 17:28:18

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ State Champion N.Batsuuri won the first place in absolute weight category at the 23rd Sumo World Championships held in Osaka, Japan on October 12-13.

He triumphed over a Japanese wrestler in the final round. Moreover, Aimag Hawk B.Badral won a gold medal in 100 kg, becoming two-time world champion, and bronze medals were grabbed by junior wrestlers N.Ochirsaikhan in +100 kg and B.Munkh-Ider in absolute category. The Mongolian men's team took silver medal with team scores.

N.Zoljargal and N.Tuvshinjargal won bronze medals in women’s +80kg and absolute weight category respectively.