Prime Minister congratulates 3x3 basketball team and powerlifter B.Chimedtseren
On November 9, Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh met with the Mongolian national 3x3 basketball team, which won the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2017, and powerlifter B.Chimedtseren who won a gold medal from the Asian Bench Press Championships 2017.
For B.Chimedtseren, he is the only Mongolian athlete who holds a world powerlifting record for bench-pressing 392.5 kg in the men’s 120 kg.
Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh expressed his gratitude to B.Chimedtseren for developing this sport in Mongolia and for promoting his country to the world.
He highlighted that the achievements of basketball players have been improving intensively in past years. The Prime Minister believes that the national basketball team will bring a medal from the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.
The Mongolian national 3x3 basketball men’s team claimed victory at the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup 2017, which was held in Ulaanbaatar.
The team presented a basketball jersey numbered 30 and a ball to Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh.