Mongolia|sport|October 11, 2016 / 04:36 PM
Order of Khangarid awarded to Olympic medalists of Mongolia

AKIPRESS.COM - Mongolian olympians The Ulaanbaatar City Council received Mongolian Olympic and Paralympic medalists and presented them the Order of Khangarid, according to The UB Post.

Thus, the Order of Khangarid was handed over to Olympic bronze medalist Dorjnyambuu Otgondalai, and Paralympic bronze medalists Bolormaa Uugankhuu and Enkhbayar Sodnompiljee.

Mongolia won silver and bronze medals at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics and two bronze medals at the Rio 2016 Paralympics.

Chairman of the Ulaanbaatar City Council Tsendsuren Sandui recalled that the Order of Khangarid is presented to people who made the biggest achievements of the year.

Judoka Bolormaa Uugankhuu said: “I want to thank the Ulaanbaatar authorities. Support from the state is very important to the athletes.”

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