Ministry to support para-taekwondo athletes

2015-10-07 16:23:34

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A Vice Minister of Health and Sport T.Boldbaatar Tuesday received athletes and coaches who successfully competed in the Para-taekwondo World Championship which was held this September 16-18 in Samsun of  Turkey.

G.Bolor-Erdene had won a gold medal, O.Enkhtuvshinzaya--a bronze, and B.Shinebayar--a silver in the men’s K42 category of 61kg.

O.Enkhtuvshinzaya, B.Shinebayar and G.Ankhbayar also grabbed bronze medals, while Ts.Davaachuluu (men’s K43 category of 61kg)--a silver, reported Monkhbaatar, a president of the Para-Taekwondo Federation of Mongolia.

The Vice Minister congratulated the athletes on the brilliant success and promised that the Ministry will back para-taekwondo athletes because this sport has been included in events of Paralympics.