Mongolia and South Korea have signed a bilateral cooperation agreement to boost the development of boxing in both countries. The arrangement was signed by D.Bat-Erdene, the President of the Mongolian Boxing Federation (MBF) and chairman of Korean Boxing, Kim Ji-hyun in Ulaanbaatar. The agreement will last for two years and will cover various aspects of boxing with the aim of improving both Mongolian and Korean fighters.
E.Badar-Uugan, the first vice president of the MBF, was also present at the signing ceremony. He won his country’s first ever Olympic gold medal when he captured the bantamweight title at Beijing 2008.
The nations were also both represented at the Asia-Oceania Olympic Boxing Qualifier for Tokyo 2020 in Jordan’s capital Amman in March.
B.Chinzorig was Mongolia’s sole qualifier, in the men’s lightweight class.