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Kh.Enkhtuya, Mongolia’s inspiring Para-Taekwondo star

Mongolia’s former Para-Taekwondo world champion, Kh.Enkhtuya, says she wants to inspire others as she bids to become a Paralympic gold medallist at Tokyo 2020.

The 29-year-old struck gold at the 2017 World Championships in London in the women’s under-49 kilograms K44

Mongolians living longer now than in 1992

The average life expectancy in Mongolia has risen to 70.19 years, according to a report released by the country’s National Statistics Office on Monday.
The average life expectancy of the Mongolian population was first calculated in 1992. Since then, the average

First Mongolian woman referee selected for Olympics judges panel

The International Judo Federation (IJF) has announced the referees chosen to officiate at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
Sixteen referees have been chosen for the Olympics and IJF referee from Mongolia T.Enkhtsetseg is included in the official list and

Mongolian wins gold in first virtual Asian Shooting Championship

Mongolian athlete E.Enkhmaa claimed a gold medal at the first virtual Asian Shooting Championship named after Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah, President of the Asian Shooting Confederation.
Members of the national shooting team, who are making their preparations in isolation for the Olympics

Mongolia cancels Lunar New Year wrestling for second year

The traditional annual wrestling competition for Tsagaan Sar (Lunar New Year) was suspended in 2020 in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This was the first time in generations that the much-loved wrestling competition has not taken place.
Now, the

Lunar New Year Wrestling to be held without audiences

The traditional annual wrestling competition for Tsagaan Sar (Lunar New Year) was suspended in 2020 in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This was the first time in generations that the much-loved wrestling competition has not taken place.

However, this

Mongolia’s 26 Olympic medals over 65 years

The Mongolian National Olympic Committee (MNOC) has unveiled a commemorative logo to mark 65 years since its formation.  The MNOC is due to celebrate its 65-year anniversary on 26 February.

Mongolia’s NOC was created in 1956 and the country has since