Mon­go­lian Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion re­ceives prize from In­ter­na­tional Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion

The UB Post - - SPORTS & CULTURE - By B.BAATAR

The Mon­go­lian Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion was awarded the In­ter­na­tional Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion (IHF) Pres­i­dent’s De­vel­op­ment Award 2017 for emerg­ing fed­er­a­tions dur­ing the 36th Or­di­nary Congress of IHF, which was held on Novem­ber 11 and 12 in An­talya, Tur­key.

Pres­i­dent of IHF Has­san Moustafa handed the tro­phy and cer­tifi­cate to the Mon­go­lian Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion’s pres­i­dent D.Jar­gal­saikhan. The se­lec­tion was or­ga­nized for the first time among hand­ball fed­er­a­tions in emerg­ing coun­tries based on their per­for­mance be­tween 2014 and 2017.

IHF awarded the prize in recog­ni­tion of the Mon­go­lian Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion’s con­tri­bu­tion to the de­vel­op­ment and growth of hand­ball in Mon­go­lia.

The Mon­go­lian Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion hosted the IHF Tro­phy in Ulaan­baatar in 2014. Mon­go­lian hand­ball ath­letes have suc­cess­fully been com­pet­ing in the Asian Games and in­ter­na­tional com­pe­ti­tions, and or­ga­niz­ing na­tional cham­pi­onships in all age cat­e­gories as well as in­ter­na­tional joint train­ings.

The Mon­go­lian Hand­ball Fed­er­a­tion has been or­ga­niz­ing a league tour­na­ment since 2016 and ini­ti­ated a de­vel­op­ment pro­gram. The fed­er­a­tion has also pro­moted the hand­ball sport in ru­ral parts of Mon­go­lia.

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