Highway to London 2012!

Chultem Naidam

Do you know- By 1964, Mongolia’s athlete Chultem Naidam was the flag-bearer for the nation’s first Olympic delegation within the Video games of the XVIII Olympiad in Tokyo (Japan).

Moscow 1980

Do you know- On the XXII Olympiad in the united states, between July 19 and August 13, 1980,Mongolia – an ex Communist nation in Asia- picked up a complete of 4 medals ( two silver and two bronze) and took 27th place in crew standings. With the assist from the Soviet Union, Mongolia -most sparsely populated nation on Earth– despatched many athletes to the 1980 Olympics. On the earlier Summer season Video games in Montreal (Canada), between July 17 and August 1 19, the nationwide crew completed 34th within the medal depend, forward of Brazil, Argentina, Greece, Austria, and Thailand.

Eveguine Oidov

Do you know- Wrestling is without doubt one of the nation’s hottest sports activities. Its biggest triumph got here on the 1974 World Championships in Katowice (Poland), the place the nation’s wrestler Eveguine Oidov – a nationwide idol– earned a gold medal; the primary world title within the historical past of Mongolian sport.

Los Angeles 1984

Do you know- Below the stress from the united states, the Olympic crew of Mongolia didn’t take part within the 1984 Summer season Video games in Los Angeles, California (USA). 4 years later, in contrast to Cuba, Ethiopia and the Democratic Folks’s Republic of Korea, the Nationwide Olympic Committee despatched athletes to the 1988 Summer season Olympics in South Korea, an anti-Communist nation in Asia. In South Korea, Mongolia completed 51st within the medal depend.

Barcelona 1992

Do you know- A 33-member crew from Mongolia participated within the Video games of the XXV Olympiad within the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona, between July 25 and August 9, 1992. The Asian nation competed in seven sports activities: archery, athletics, boxing, biking, judo, weightlifting, and wrestling. In Spain, the Asian crew gained two bronze medals and took 52nd place in unofficial crew championships, amongst 173 nations and dependencies.

Atlanta 1996

Do you know- On the 26th Olympiad in the US, between July 19 and August 4, 1996, the nation’s judoka Dorjpalam Narmandakh gained a bronze medal and due to this Mongolia completed 71st within the medal depend.

Athens 2004

Do you know- On the 2004 Olympic Video games in Greece, the nation’s judoka Khashbaatar Tsagaanbaatar earned a bronze medal. The nation had not gained an Olympic medal since 1996.

Asian Video games

Do you know- In the course of the 2006 Asian Video games, the Mongolian crew completed 21st in unofficial crew standings.

Beijing 2008

Do you know- On the 2008 Summer season Video games within the Folks’s Republic of China, Naidan Tuvshinbayer grew to become the primary Mongolian athlete to win an Olympic gold medal when he got here in first place within the males’s 100kg judo.

Volleyball

Do you know- Within the early 70s, the lads’s volleyball squad certified for the primary time to FIVB World Cup.

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