Sodnompeljee Enkhbayar, Mongolian Honored Sportsman, bronze medalist of Rio-2016 Olympic Games 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 is the first gold medal of the World Cup in the Mongolian Paralympic history.
The State Honored Sportswoman, mountain climber Ms Gangaamaa Badamgarav became one of the 416 Seven Summiteers from around the world.
With her latest successful climb at Mount Vinson Massif, the highest peak of Antarctica, she became the first Mongolian Seven Summiteer.
The Seven Summits are the highest peaks in seven continents.
In 2010, Ms Gangaamaa reached the peak of the Mount Elbrus (5642m) in Russia, the highest peak in Europe.
5. New VAT Law takes effect to combat shadow economy
The revised Value-added tax law adopted by Mongolian Parliament in July 2015 came into effect on January 1, 2016.
1. Mongolian People’s Party wins General Election by a landslide
The day of the General election, June 29 saw a 72.1 percent voter turnout and a landslide victory of Mongolian People’s Party (MPP).
Mongolian painters helps citizens with disabilities
On the occasion of the Human Rights Day, a charity exhibition named “Social Art” has been opened with 100 art works in Ulaanbaatar. The event is being staged by Mongolian artists with a view to make their contribution to the foundation of a capacity building center for disabled people.
In support of Mongolia’s objective to develop winter tourism, the “Terelj-Jargal” company is offering both foreign and domestic tourists to enjoy dogsledding over ice and through snow.
Mongolian Democratic Party convenes its congress
The Mongolian Democratic Party commenced today its 6th Congress which is attended by 1210 delegates. The Congress agenda includes a political report, concept of the Democratic party and new draft rules of the party. The Congress is also attended upon invitation by a hundred persons who participated in foundation of the party.
The 8th World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships are taking place in Bangkok, Thailand. By Sunday, Mongolian athletes have won two gold and two bronze medals at the competition.
Mongolia is being represented by 10 men and 6 women at the competition, in which more than 600 athletes from 59 countries are participating. The Asian Champion A.Ichinnorov grabbed the first gold medal for the team in the women’s up to 160 cm event. In the same category, B.Badamsuren won a bronze medal.
Mongolian student’s work included in Top-16
The Road movie directed by Ts.Densmaa was included in Top 16 of the Kyoto International Student Film Festival. The winners will be named next Saturday. Over 530 works by students were sent to the festival.
Mongolian freestyle wrestler brings gold medal from III open All-Russian tournament
N.Anudari, a young Mongolian freestyle wrestler grabbed a gold medal at the III Open All-Russian female freestyle wrestling tournament in honor of Natalya Vorobieva, Olympic and World Champion and twice champion of Europe.