Total of 32 Mongolian Athletes to Compete in Paris Olympics

2024-06-25 11:18:46

Ulaanbaatar, June 25, 2024 /MONTSAME/. Mongolia will send 32 athletes to compete in nine sports at the Paris 2024 Olympics.

The Mongolian Judo Federation is leading the contingent with 10 judokas, followed by the freestyle wrestlers with eight athletes. The boxing team has secured two spots, though no male boxers will participate this year.

Historically, Mongolia sent between 20 and 43 athletes to the past five Olympics. Mongolia reached its record high by sending 43 athletes to the "Rio 2016" and "Tokyo 2020" Olympic Games. In Tokyo, Mongolian athletes competed in 10 sports. A notable feature of the Mongolian team for the Paris Olympics is the qualification of two top cyclists.

The breakdown of sports and the number of male and female athletes qualified in each as follows:

  • Archery: 1 male
  • Athletics: 1 male, 2 females
  • Boxing: 2 females
  • Cycling: 2 males
  • Judo: 5 males, 5 females
  • Shooting: 2 males, 1 female
  • Weightlifting: 1 female
  • Freestyle Wrestling: 3 males, 5 females
  • Swimming: 1 male, 1 female

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