Urantsetseg Munkhbat Judoka

Urantsetseg Munkhbat

Urantsetseg Munkhbat

  • Country:Mongolia
  • Born:14 March 1990 (29 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.
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Rio2016 Olympic Judo Preview women U48kg

5 Aug 2016 13:05

The opening day of the Olympic Games on 6 August could be the amazing start for the women of Brazil. Sarah Menezes could set Brazil on fire with a renewal of her Olympic title. The Brazilian team consists of the same women as 2012, a unique selection. The tiny Menezes is under huge pressure with the task to fire up the Olympic flame in the Brazilian team. However, the South American rivalry lives, as the World champion is not from Brazil but from Argentina. Read more

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Munkhbat Urantsetseg warms up the home crowd with gold against Galbadrakh

1 Jul 2016 19:35

Mongolian Former world champion Munkhbat Urantsetseg warmed up for her first Olympics by beating her nemesis and teammate-turned-rival Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh (KAZ). Paris Grand Slam winner Galbadrakh (KAZ) switched from representing Mongolia to Kazakhstan in 2015 as her competition route was blocked by Munkhbat with only one judoka per country eligible to compete in each weight category at the Olympics. Read more

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Cuba and Mongolia favourite for medals at GP Ulaanbaatar

30 Jun 2016 13:45

The draw at the Grand Prix in Mongolia revealed that 126 judoka (65 men, 61 women) will be engaged in action from 13 nations in Ulaanbaatar. International stars in action include Olympic champion Idalys Ortiz (CUB), Olympic silver medallist and former world champion Asley Gonzalez (CUB), former world silver medallist Jose Armenteros (CUB) and Paris Grand Slam winner Otgontsetseg Galbadrakh (KAZ). Obviously they will take medals this weekend, but it’s just a preparation alongside the usual training in this period in advance of the Olympic Games. Read more

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Surprising choices in Mongolian Olympic judo team

16 Jun 2016 09:15

The Mongolian team for the Olympic Games in Rio hosts some surprising choices. Mongolia had even four choices for the men U60kg including 2014 World Champion Boldbaatar Ganbat, but the technical staff have chosen for young daredevil Tsogtbaatar Tsend-Ochir who fought the World Junior Championships final in 2014 and in 2015. Tsend-Ochir won a bronze medal at the World Cadet Championships in 2013. In 2015 he was in the final of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam and showed some great judo. Read more

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Who are the top earners in the IJF World Tour since 2012?

31 May 2016 15:15

After almost four years of qualification where IJF awarded prize money for the medallists in the IJF Tour Kim Polling was the most successful in the prize tournaments. The Dutch power woman won 56,500 dollar prize money. However she has the turn in 20% to the coach, delivering 45,200 dollar since her first success at the Grand Slam in Paris in 2013. Read more

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Result City Date
3Tokyo25 Aug
2Antalya5 Apr
3Tbilisi29 Mar
5Paris9 Feb
5Guangzhou2018

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