Tokyo-2020 Olympic torch travelled to Altai Tavan Bogd

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2019-08-21 15:05:25

Bayan-Ulgii/MONTSAME/. Tokyo-2020 Olympic torch was carried to Altai Tavan Bogd Mountains, located in Ulaankhus and Tsengel soums of Bayan-Ulgii aimag, on August 16-17.   

In partnership with Mongolia Japan Friendship Society, the Mongolian Triathlon Union initiated to have the torch travel in four points in Mongolian territory with a purpose to inspire Mongolian athletes who will compete in the Summer Olympics.

MTU made its first Olympic torch travel to Altai Tavan Bogd in collaboration with Mongolian National Olympic Committee, Embassy of Japan and General Authority for Border Protection.

The Olympic torch will be travelled to Mongol Shariin Davaa, Mongolian northernmost point, in October.