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Mongolia|sport|June 21, 2024 / 08:29 AM
Mongolian swimmer wins two gold and one silver medals in Hong Kong tournament

AKIPRESS.COM - Mongolian swimmer B. Enkhtamir won two gold and one silver medal at the 2024 Hong Kong China Long Course Swimming Invitational Trial II, Montsame reports.

Over 750 swimmers participated in 17 courses and categories of the tournament. The coach E.Demuulin headed the team from Mongolia consisting of international masters B.Enkhtamir, Kh.Tselmeg, and sports master A.Altannar.

B. Enkhtamir won the gold medal in the 50 and 200-meter courses of breaststroke swimming and the silver medal in the 100-meter course of breaststroke swimming. With these achievements, Enkhtamir scored 758 points. Moreover, he set a new record for Mongolia by finishing 50-meter course breaststroke in 23.49 seconds. The previous highest record was 23.81 seconds in Mongolia.

Kh.Tselmeg and A.Atannar have advanced their personal records in the course and categories they competed.

The International Water Sports Federation confirmed the swimmers to compete in the Paris Olympics pool course and granted one right in each men's and women's categories for the team of Mongolia. The Mongolian Water Sports Federation will announce soon the swimmers to participate in the Paris Olympics.

International master Enkhtamir Batbayar and his sister Enkhuslen Batbayar have a high chance of participating in the Olympic Games.

Enkhuslen Batbayar won nine medals at the 66th Malaysian Open Swimming Championships 2024 in Kuala Lumpur. In particular, she won six gold, two silver and one bronze medals and set new Mongolian national records at six different distances.

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