Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME Amateurs of motosport in Dornod aimag will take part in ‘Harbin-2017’ off-road auto racing. They were entitled with a right to compete at the upcoming competition by winning special prize at an auto racing in Ergun city of Inner Mongolia after competed with 55 riders of 5 countries.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ An ordinary shepherd from the pristine steppe of Mongolia is representing his country at the 2017 World Shearing and Woolhandling Championships to be held in South Island of New Zealand on February 8-11.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 40th Men’s, 25th Women’s and 5th Team National Judo Championships took place on January 16-17 to conclude with interesting results.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Hans Michael Weiss, a German coach was appointed as a leading coach of the Mongolian national football team. This decision was made by a meeting of the Executive Committee of Mongolian Football Federation held on January 17.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian gymnasts were awarded one silver and three gold medals from the international gymnastic competition held in Blagoveshchensk city, Russia. The competition, which started on January 13, was competed by over 100 athletes of 14 teams from Mongolia, the Philippines and Russia in adults' and teenagers' categories.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ National championships 2017 for adult’s free style wrestling took place on January 6-8 in Ulaanbaatar. This event was composed of two competitions, the 39th Men's and 15th women's championships.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “2016 was a very productive and energetic year for me. I remember holding a press conference in last January following my conquering of Mount Aconcagua, the highest peak of South America. And within 2016, I have completed the Seven Summits”, said State Honored Sportswoman, mountaineer Gangaamaa Badamgarav today during a press conference.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ United World Wrestling has announced its year end rankings and five male and six female wrestlers from Mongolia ranked in the top 20 in each of their weight category. D.Otgontsetseg, world silver and bronze medal winner ranked in third place in the women's 55 kg category, while G.Mandakhnaran, who claimed fifth place at the Rio 2016 Olympics is listed in the fifth place in the men's category.
FIDE - World Chess Federation has updated the world rankings of chess players. Mongolia was ranked at 58th from 179 countries for the ratings of its top 10 chess players.
The first places of the rank are held by Russian, the US and Chinese players. In the rankings of Mongolian chess players, Ts.Batchuluun led by 2522 points and B.Munguntuul came in second with a rating of 2431.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Parliamentary Office and the Mongolian Chess Federation are cooperating to organize the finals of annual National Chess Championship of Unprofessional players at the State Palace on January 7-8.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The State Championships in Weightlifting have been taking place at the Central Palace of Sports in Ulaanbaatar. A total of 152 weightlifters from 16 teams are being challenged.