48th Ulaanbaatar Cup opens at Khandgait

2017-06-22 16:38:46
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The 48th Ulaanbaatar Cup international boxing tournament kicked off yesterday, June 21, in Ikh Tamir Sports Complex, located in Khandgait village. A total of 121 boxers from 10 countries, including Mongolia, Russia, China, Bhutan, India, Singapore, Taiwan and DPRK are being challenged for this year’s Ulaanbaatar Cup.

The Mongolian Boxing Federation has been going after matter of making Ulaanbaatar Cup an “A-Category” international competition.

As a host of Ulaanbaatar Cup, Mongolian team had an advantage of being represented by a greater number of athletes. Thus, there are 40 boxers, 10 in each weight classification, competing for the Cup.

The fights will be directly broadcasted by Ekh Oron TV. MONTSAME news agency is taking part as a media sponsor.

Buses are taking passengers from the Central Sports Palace to Khandgait for free until the Ulaanbaatar Cup ends on June 25.