Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Mongolian athlete S.Temuulen scoops bronze medal from Special Olympics World Winter Games Austria 2017 in 50M Snowshoeing race category held on March 23. Adding another medal to the their collection, Mongolian team secures 2 gold, 4 silver and 2 bronze medals from this year's Special Olympics Winter Games.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 69th Yokozuna, the grand champion of the professional sumo, “Hakuho” M.Davaajargal claimed his 1000th win on November 15, the third day of Kyushu Basho. With a thousand wins, Hakuho is now ranked at third place in the history of professional sumo.
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.