Urantsetseg Munkhbat Judoka

Urantsetseg Munkhbat

Urantsetseg Munkhbat

  • Country:Mongolia
  • Born:14 March 1990 (30 years)
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Urantsetseg Munkhbat became World Champion 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. In 2017 she became World silver medallist in 2017 in Budapest and bronze in 2019 in Tokyo. Munkhbat was 7th at the Olympic Games in London and 5th in Rio in 2016. Munkhbat won the Masters four times in a row (2013-2017). Munkhbat won the Grand Slam in Paris. Munkhbat won the Grand Slam in Tokyo in 2016 and took silver in Paris and Tokyo in 2017 and 2018. Fifth at the 2018 Worlds.

North Korea captures first IJF Tour victory since 2014

30 Jun 2017 17:10

North Korean Rim Song Sim had the measure of Ecaterina Guica of Canada in the U52kg final to capture her country’s first medal in Hohhot. Rim, became the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s third Grand Prix winner as she followed in the footsteps of Sol Kyong and Kuk Hyon Hong. The Asian judoka, whose team has been supported by the IJF to take part in China, won by ippon with a yoko-tomoe-nage. It was the first World Tour win of North Korea since 2014. Read more


Japan wins 8 of 9 finals at Asian Championships in Hong Kong

27 May 2017 12:30

Japan became the winner of the Asian Championships in Hong Kong, capturing eight gold medals in the process. Japan's efficiency was evident by winning eight of nine finals. The remaining six titles were won by Korea (3), Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. Iran was a bit unlucky with two lost finals, but Korea also lost 4, Mongolia, 3, and Kazakhstan, 3. Read more


Jeong BoKyeong changes silver into gold in Paris

11 Feb 2017 18:05

Korean Jeong BoKyeong finally takes a gold medal. After taking silver at Grand Prix in Almaty, The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and the Grand Slam in Tokyo, she took revenge today in Paris against Munkhbat Urantsetseg of Mongolia. The former world champion Urantsetseg came into the competition as her team’s most experienced judoka in Paris and gave it her all as always but came up short against Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist Jeong Bokyeong (KOR). Read more


Clash Agbegnenou and Trstenjak expected dream final in Paris

10 Feb 2017 18:05

The Grand Slam in Paris is the first IJF World Tour event in the road to the 2020 Olympic Games. It is comparable to the 2013 edition. In that edition the French and Japanese athletes dominated in Bercy. This weekend the forecast is the same with 28 French women 10 Japanese, a mix of experience and new generation. Read more


IJF awards 14 World leaders 50,000 USD each

1 Feb 2017 09:15

The International Judo Federation has awarded all 14 judoka who ended 2016 as the world number ones with an extra $50,000 each in prize money. Seven male judoka and seven female judoka received the cash windfall as 10 countries were represented at the top of the final world ranking list for 2016. Read more

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3Paris8 Feb

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