Achievement of Youths
In any country, the participation of young people in society should be essential, which in turn affects the pace of urban development. In Mongolia, about 40% of population consists of youths who are age of 15-34.
We would like to highlight some of the major achievements of Mongolian youths in the world, continental and international competitions in the world in 2019.
The Mongolian memory team became the world champion. 167 athletes from 12 countries competed at the International Memory Federation World Championships held in Zhuhai, China from November 29 to December 1, 2019. 14 athletes from Mongolia participated in the competition. Therefore, they won 16 gold, 18 silver and 19 bronze medals.
In addition, the German team (14607 points) took the third place, the Chinese team (15078 points) and the Mongolian team (21308 points) won by a wide margin.
In recent years, basketball, especially in the 3×3 sport, has become well-known not only internationally but also on the continent. Mongolian basketball players have qualified for the 2019 Olympics with their playing skills and success rankings. This was confirmed by the announcement of the countries that qualified for the Olympics in the 3×3 basketball category on November 1, 2019. Specifically, Mongolian women’s basketball players officially won the right to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. They are the first team in the history of Mongolian team sports to win an Olympic right. The Mongolian women’s national team includes D.Ganzul, B.Bolor-Erdene, E.Chimeddolgor and B.Solongo.
The Mongolian national football team played a successful return match against Brunei Darussalam on the green. Winning 3:2 on aggregate to qualify for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 Asian Championships is a historic achievement for Mongolian footballers.
O.Gundegmaa, Hero of Labor of Mongolia, is silver medalist of the Beijing Olympics and 2019 World Army Champion and Merited Athlete. In addition, she won in the 25-meter sport pistol event at the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha, Qatar with 587 points in November. Then she got the right to participate the “Tokyo 2020” Olympic. Indeed, her achievement will remain in the history of Mongolian sports as the first athlete to qualify for the Olympics for the seventh time.
One of the proudest achievements is Tugstsogt Nyambayar, a Mongolian boxer. He became famous in the world of professional boxing under the name “King Tug”, a silver medalist of the London 2012 Olympic and 2009 World Championships. Thus, he is an honored athlete of Mongolia.
Therefore, he became the International Professional Boxing Organization (IBO) World Champion in January 2019. N.Tugstsogt signed a contract with Harry Russell, Three-time World Boxing Council (WBC) champion, for the WBC World Cup from the United States in January 2020.
There are few female chess players who have reached the “master” of the world of professional chess. One of them is D.Nomin-Erdene, International Grand Master of Women’s Chess.
She now lives with his family in Hungary and has been involved in chess since the age of five. At the age of 10, she became the Junior World Champion, 14-year-old International Master and Women’s Grand Master. Afterwards, she became the youngest Mongolian female chess player to receive this title. At the age of 19, she qualified for the Men’s Grand Master (GM), the highest title in professional chess.