- 30 Oct 2018
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News from the Mongolian National Olympic Committee
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30 October 2018
The Mongolian NOC co-organised the 60th anniversary of the Mongolian Ski Federation at Olympic House in Ulaanbaatar, in the presence of winter Olympians and local and foreign guests. During the ceremony, the first-ever documentary film about Olympic skiing in the country was shown, and a snow gala was held at the Dugana Had training camp near Ulaanbaatar. The Mongolian ski team has competed at 12 Olympic Winter Games, starting at Innsbruck 1964, and at all Asian Winter Games. In addition, the Mongolian NOC, in close cooperation with the local Sydney Olympic Council, organised the first-ever “Beach Sports & Art Games” in Sevrei county, with the participation of 1,200 people. The programme included beach volleyball, wrestling, marathon, sand mountain climbing, best desert songs and sand sculptures.
17 July 2018
The 2018 edition of Olympic Day was a success in Mongolia. More than 200 schoolchildren took part in the Olympic Day Run organised in Terelj. In the capital, Ulaanbaatar, Olympians, athletes with disabilities, and representatives of the government and the media took part in the various activities on offer. This year, the Mongolian NOC celebrated its first Olympic medals (a silver and three bronze), won by wrestlers at the Olympic Games Mexico City 1968, and its first Olympic gold medals, won at the Games in Beijing in 2008. On this occasion, the two 2008 champions, judoka Naidan Tuvshinbayar and boxer Enkhbat Badar-Uugan were presented with the Olympic Star, the NOC’s highest distinction, by NOC President Demchigjav Zagdsuren.
26 June 2018
From 11 to 15 June in Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian NOC organised a Sports Medicine and Science seminar, with the support of Olympic Solidarity. The seminar topics included sports genetics, sports biomechanics, body composition, golden rules for athletes, sports nutrition as a special part of nutrition science and dietetics, and sports psychology. A total of 45 participants, comprising sports doctors, physical culture university teachers, coaches and athletes, took part, and were presented with their diplomas by NOC President Demchigjav Zagdsuren. In addition, under the terms of an MoU signed with the Russian NOC, the Mongolian NOC invited two Russian experts to attend the seminar.