Mongolian Team Becomes Three-Time Champion of World Memory ChampionshipsSports
Ulaanbaatar, January 24 /MONTSAME/. The 31st World Memory Championships was grandly held online due to the pandemic between December 12-18, 2022, even though it was supposed to be taken place in China. The International Association of Memory officially announced the result and selected its winners on January 21, 2023.
In this year’s championships, more than 400 outstanding memory athletes from 24 countries competed in 10 categories. In the children’s category, E. Uuriintsolmon with 4813 points overall, in the junior category, “Wreck it Mind” club athlete Ts. Oyun-Erdene with 5512 points, and in the adult category, International Grand Master of Memory (IGM) and athlete of Mega Mind Club T. Tenuun with 7904 points became the World Champions. The IGM T. Tenuun was selected as the World Memory Champion 2022 by receiving the highest point among all athletes.
The Mongolian team finished in the first place with 19018 points by winning 54 (20 gold, 15 silver, and 19 bronze) of the total 90 medals.
Moreover, representing Mongolia, 30 athletes from Ulaanbaatar and rural areas took part in the World Memory Championships 2022 and Ts. Oyun-Erdene, N. Nandin-Uchral qualified for the IGM title, whereas E. Uuriintsolmon, B. Dulbayar, Ts. Nomin-Erdene and G. Narantsatsral qualified for the International Master title.
“Mongolian memory team has successfully participated in a total of 61 international intellectual contests, which were held in different countries such as England, America, Germany, China, South Korea, India, Singapore, and Turkiye, and won 105 trophies and 1,169 medals. With these achievements, we have set many world and Guinness records and kept going on the path to success.” reports the Mongolian Intellectual Academy.