Mongolia Shines at the Judo's Sky

2023-04-01 16:12:35

Ulaanbaatar, April 1, 2023 /MONTSAME/. Antalya Grand Slam, Judo's prestigious competition, is once again being hosted in Antalya, Türkiye.

In the -66 kg category, Mongolia continued its success, with Grand Slam’s Gold Medalist Erkhembayar Battogtokh taking a well-deserved silver medal after a tense contest. In 2023, he grabbed his second silver medal in the Judo Grand Slam tournaments. 


Before the final battle, B. Erkhembayar beat several vigorous Judokas, such as World Championships Bronze Medalist Vieru Denis from the Republic of Moldova, World Championships Silver Medalist Kyrgyzbayev Gusman (Kazakhstan), and World Championships Medalist Flicker Tal. 


Now he solidified his status to overcome in World Judo Championships - Doha Individuals 2023.


In the -48 kg category, representing Mongolia, B. Baasankhuu and G. Narantsetseg ran in the Tournament and both were awarded bronze medals.

On April 2, Tsogbaatar Tsend-Ochir, a World Champion and Olympic Bronze Medalist, earned a silver medal in the -76 kg category.