Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongolian Football Federation has chosen Mr. Hans Michael Weiss as a national league coach, in consideration of his UEFA PRO rank and experience in working with Asian players.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ ‘World Cup Final 2017’ an international draughts championship is taking place from March 1 to 12. M.Nyamjargal (gmif) and R.Manlai (gmi) are participating from Mongolia in the two separate tournaments of men and women, which challenge 10 players each.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Sodnompeljee Enkhbayar, Mongolian Honored Sportsman, bronze medalist of Rio Olympics 2016 won a gold medal in men’s 97 kg bench press category at the World Para Powerlifting World Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates held from February 28 to March 3. This medal is the first gold medal achievement of the World Cup in the Mongolian Paralympic history.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian hockey team participated in the Asian Winter Games 2017 have set a new record for Mongolia by earning the eighth place. The competitions were held in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan between February 19 and 26, challenging 1,101 athletes from 32 countries.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian professional boxer Tugstsogt Nyambayar, 24, is ranked at 27th place, after gaining his eighth victory at Premier Boxing Champions. On February 26, Tugstsogt, nicknamed “King Tug”, won against Jhon Gemino of the Philippines, 23, at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama, USA.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Ch.Sanjaadamba (with a state title of giant) triumphed over 256 wrestlers came from all aimags of Mongolia in the traditional wrestling championship on the occasion of the “Red Fire Rooster” Lunar New Year, with wrestler O.Khangai (with title of Lion) came in second place. The wrestling championship was held yesterday, on February 26, the Lunar New Year's Eve at the National Wreslting Palace in Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A team of Mongolian judo athletes won each of gold, silver and bronze medals from the "Dusseldorf Grand Prix-2017", which was organized by the International Judo Federation on February 24-26 in Germany.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian athlete B.Achbadrakh won bronze medal in Cross-Country Men 10.0 km Individual Classic Qualification Race in the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland on February 22 to March 05.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Team of the best judokas of Mongolia left yesterday for Dusseldorf Grand Prix 2017 to commence on February 24 in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The VIII edition of ‘2017 Asian Winter Games’ is taking place in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan from February 19 to 26.