E.Sodnompiljee becomes Paralympic Champion in powerlifting

2021-08-30 11:38:26

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Today, on August 30, State Honored Athlete E.Sodnompiljee successfully lifted 245 kg in the men’s -107 kg weight class at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, setting a new Paralympic Record.

Having previously won the bronze medal, the two-time world champion has become the first Mongolian powerlifting athlete to become a Paralympic champion. 

At the 2019 World Para Powerlifting Championships, he became the world champion by lifting 247 kg, setting a new Guinness World Record.