President receives memory athletesSports
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. President of Mongolia U.Khurelsukh received the Mongolian athletes who successfully participated in the 30th World Memory Championships and congratulated them.
Memory athletes aged between 10 and 24 of the Mongolian Intellectual Academy took part in the tournament in February where 366 individuals from 18 countries competed in 10 events.
Specifically, the Mongolian team finished in first place with 21,435 points by winning 33 (10 gold, 12 silver and 11 bronze) of the total 90 medals. Moreover, five memory athletes have qualified for the International Master title and grandmaster, 2017 world champion, Guinness record holder N.Munkhshur became world champion for the second time with her overall score.
To date, the team claimed a total of 101 trophies and 1,115 medals from 60 tournaments.