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/ Ankhtsetseg Munkhjantsan, 19, won a Gold Medal at the 2016 Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championships, underway in Tokyo, on November 14. M.Ankhtsetseg was ranked at 8th place in Rio 2016.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The national team of Mongolia championed the quadrennial mental sports competition – Memoriad 2016, held in Las Vegas, the USA. The competition lasted for three days, challenging 167 mental athletes from 27 countries, including the US, Germany, South Korea, Japan, India, the UK, Australia and others, in 13 categories.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The mixed martial artist and the former lightweight world champion of One Championship and Legend FC Narantungalag (Tungaa) Jadambaa will fight for the belt of featherweight world champion today against the “Cobra” titled Marat Gafurov of Russia.
This fight will be a re-match for Tungaa, who lost his world champion’s belt to the Cobra last year.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mongolian national team at the Memoriad – The Mental Olympics, being held in Las Vegas, have claimed 4 gold, 6 silver and 5 bronze medals. Grand Master B.Shijir-Erdene renewed the world record in Binary Digits category, having memorized 4,770 ciphers. The previous record was held by a German mental master, Johannes Mallov, who memorized 4,065.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Prime Minister J.Erdenebat and Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports J.Batsuuri handed the cash prizes to the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games medalists on November 3.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Five Mongolian wrestlers from the Arslan (Lion) and the Hilchin (Border Guard) sports clubs competed in the Russian National Freestyle Wrestling Chamionships, held in Khabarovsk. They claimed three gold and two silver medals.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Shooter G.Nandinzaya made it to the top ten of the women’s “50m rifle 3 positions” category in the world ranking by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF). She was ranked at the seventh place (7/8).
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Khuslen Enkhbold won the 11-year-old girls’ category of blitz draught of the Junior World Championships, being held in Izmir, the Republic of Turkey. Out of nine games, she had six wins and three draws, and became the first to lead the other 28 players, having earned 15 points.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the Day One of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, the State Honored Athlete of Mongolia M.Urantsetseg grabbed bronze medal in women's 48 kg. She became the world champion in 2013.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian fighter S.Batjargal won a silver medal of men’s 71 kg of Muay Thai Boxing at the World Martial Arts Masterships, being held in Cheongju of South Korea.