Mongolian athletes win 30 quotas for Tokyo Olympics

2021-05-13 10:38:36

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ As of May 12, athletes of Mongolian national team have earned 30 quota places for the Tokyo Summer Olympics. In particular, State Honored Athlete E.Bekhbayar qualified for the Olympics in men's free-style wrestling event at the World Olympic Games Qualifier that took place on May 7, in Sofia, Bulgaria while IM Kh.Bolortuya qualified for the Olympics in women’s 62 kg weight category, making it available for female wrestlers to compete in the Summer Olympics with a full team.   

For the Tokyo Paralympics, the World Para Athletics officially announced on May 6 that Mongolian para-athletics athletes Ts.Enkhmanlai and D.Saruul have qualified for the Tokyo Paralympic Games. As a result, Mongolian athletes have won seven quotas for the Paralympics.

Olympic and Paralympic qualification tournaments are ongoing these days. The Games of the XXXII Olympiad (Tokyo Olympics) will be held from July 23 until August 8, followed by the XVI Paralympic Games from August 24 to September 5.

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