In recent years, Mongolia has recorded in the Guinness World Records Book its national wrestling with 6002 wrestlers, a group of folk dance with 5,000 ethnic people, a race of horse with 4,279 horses and a marsh with 10 thousand horses.
A Mongolian athlete Sumiya Buyantogtokh won a gold medal in the mixed team sprint event of speed-skating on Wednesday at the 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games, which is continuing in Lillehammer of Norway.
Mongolian athletes successfully participated in the 7th WBPF World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships held November 24-30 in Bangkok, Thailand.
On Saturday of Ocober 31, a horse named “Mongolian Saturday”, owned and trained by Mongolians, won the Breeder’s Cup World Championships’ Turf Sprint, which took place in Keeneland track of Lexington, Kentucky of the USA. The event was a milestone in the history or horsemen Mongolians.
The Mongolian national judo team represented by 17 athletes has enjoyed a wealth of success at the Paris Grand Slam 2015 tournament which took place on October 17 and 18.
Mongolian female athlete Battsetseg Soronzonbold has became a two times freestyle wrestling world champion by defeating her opponent Risako Kawai from Japan in the final match.
The Wrestling World Championships are being hosted in Las Vegas, United States of America, and the competition will take place from the 8th to 13th of September 8-13
Gold medal taken by Battsetseg is the second gold for our athlete and the 50th medal in the history of freestyle wrestling in Mongolia.