FAREWELL CEREMONY FOR MONGOLIAN ASHGABAT 2017 TEAM TAKES PLACE
The farewell ceremony for the Mongolian team participating in the Ashgabat 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games took place on September 11 at the Mongolian National Olympic Committee.
The Mongolian team, consisting of 64 athletes, will compete in 12 sports categories at the Ashgabat 2017, which will be held from September 17 to 27 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.
President of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee D.Zagdsuren handed the state flag of Mongolia to jiu-jitsu athlete, International Sports Master B.Ariuntsog, and wished them success.
The farewell ceremony was attended by the officials of the Mongolian National Olympic Committee, Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Sports, and the Physical Culture and Sports Authority.
Athletes from 63 countries will compete in 21 sports categories at the fifth international multi-sports event Ashgabat 2017.
To date, Mongolian athletes have won a total of 23 medals (two gold, seven silver and 14 bronze) from the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games.
Mongolian Ashgabat 2017 team at the farewell ceremony