Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
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Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
The Saint Petersburg city of the Russian Federation is hosting the 2013 SportAccord World Combat Games in 15 sports categories between October 18 and 25, 2013. 
 
This is the second edition of the World Combat Games, where athletes from 108 nations are competing in Aikido, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Ju-Jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling, and Wushu. 
 
The Mongolian team has participated in Muay Thai (1 athlete), Judo (10) and Sumo (8) events with its 19 athletes and 2 teams (Judo and Sumo), and according to schedule the finals for Sumo and Judo were concluded on the second and third day respectively (October 19 and 20). 
 
However, the Muay Thai winners are not announced yet, but Mongolian only athlete in this event, Altansukh ZUUNNAST (Muay Thai, Women’s 60kg) concluded her game on October 19, lost to Sh.Valentina (Peru) in the Quarterfinals, thus our team finishes the Game by achieving a total of 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals, standing at 5th place by an overall score as of today. 
 
Mongolia’s Gold medal was achieved by Ulambayar BYAMBAJAV in Sumo Men's Heavyweight, who used to wrestle in Professional Sumo wrestling in Japan in Makushita Division. 
Two Silver medals were also won in Sumo, in the Men's Middleweight by Ochirkhuu USUKHBAYAR and in the Men's Open Division by Gankhuyag NARANBAT. 
The third Silver medal was achieved by Judo Men’s Team yesterday on October 20, 2013. 
In addition, the Mongolian Judo Women’s Team succeeded a Bronze medal, where the finals were held on October 19, 2013.  
And another Bronze was won by U.Byambajav in the Sumo Men's Open Division. 

After the third day of the World Combat Games, Russia is leading with 9 Gold, 2 Silver and 8 Bronze medals, followed by Japan (6+2+1), France (4+1+1), Ukraine (1+4+5) and Mongolia (1+3+2).

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Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
Gold medal by U.Byambajav, Sumo Men's Heavyweight

Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
 Silver medal by G.Naranbat and Bronze by U.Byambajav in the Sumo Men's Open Division 

Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
 Silver medal by O.Usukhbayar in the Sumo Men's Middleweight

Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
Silver medal by Judo Men’s Team

Mongolian team concludes the 2013 World Combat Games with 1 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze medals
Bronze medal by Judo Women’s Team

Ulambayar BYAMBAJAV
U.Byambajav, Gold and Bronze medalist in Sumo Heavyweight and Open Division (on the right)

2013 SportAccord World Combat Games
2013 SportAccord World Combat Games, Opening ceremony

 

October 21, 2013


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