O.Nasanburmaa and B.Shoovor claim medals
In the World Wrestling Championships (WWC) O.Nasanburmaa won a silver medal in the 72 kg category on October 24. In doing so, she has become the first Mongolian to have won four medals from the WWC. The Mongolian wrestler won against wrestlers from Hungary, Turkey and China and in the finale, she was defeated by Canadian wrestler Justina Di Stasio, who won bronze medal in last year’s championships.
Ten years ago, O.Nasanburmaa won a bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championships, which took place in Tokyo, Japan. Since then, she won bronze medals in 2011 and 2013. Around the time of her third bronze medal, the public was critical of her for only winning bronze medals. On her 10th year anniversary of her first bronze medal from the WWC, she has made a comeback and increased her rank significantly.
Additionally, B.Shoovor of Mongolia won a bronze medal in the women’s 59 kg at the championships. She became a medalist of the World Championships by defeating Romero Bonilla, a wrestler from Mexico 4-2. B.Shoovor then went on to defeat wrestlers from the USA and India, but she lost to Turkish wrestler Elif Yesilirmak and settled for a bronze medal.
In the past, she took part in the 2015 World Wrestling Championships in Las Vegas and has been wrestling on the international arena and winning medals.
The Mongolian team has claimed one silver and two bronze medals at the WWC 2018. T.Tuvishintulga won Mongolia’s first medal from this year’s WWC, a bronze in the men’s 61kg.