IM E.Bilegsaikhan qualifies for Tokyo OlympicsSports
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Weightlifting athlete, IM E.Bilegsaikhan has qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games. She will be competing in the women’s +87 kg weight class. The International Weightlifting Federation published the final list of athletes ranking those that have been selected for the Tokyo Olympics on June 11.
The 23-year-old athlete is one of the top young weightlifting athletes in Mongolia, who renewed the national record 48 times.
As of currently, the national team of athletes have qualified to compete in 7 sports at the Olympic Games, with 9 athletes in wrestling, 4 athletes in shooting, 3 athletes in athletics, 2 athletes in table tennis, one athlete in archery, and the national women’s basketball team competing in the 3x3 basketball tournament.