Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan

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This is a Mongolian name. The given name is Badar-Uugan, and the name Enkhbatiin is a patronymic, not a family name. The subject should be referred to by the given name.
Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan
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Medal record
Men's Boxing
Competitor for  Mongolia
Olympic Games
Gold 2008 Beijing Bantamweight
Asian Games
Bronze 2006 Doha Bantamweight
World Amateur Championships
Silver 2007 Chicago Bantamweight
Asian Championships
Gold 2007 Ulan Bator Bantamweight

Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan (Mongolian: Энхбатын Бадар-Ууган; born June 3, 1985 in Ulan Bator) is a retired boxer from Mongolia who became the first Olympic boxing champion from his country when he won the gold medal in the Bantamweight (-54 kg) division at the 2008 Olympics. He almost was the first Mongolian to win Olympic gold in any sport but was beaten by Judoka Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar by a couple of days.

Career[edit]

At the 2006 Asian Games winning the bronze medal in a lost bout against Korea's Han Soon Chul 19-29-.[1]

At the world championships 2007 he won Silver when he beat Englishman Joe Murray 20-11 but lost in the finals to Sergey Vodopyanov 14-16.

In 2007, he won a gold medal at Asian Senior Boxing Championship, Ulan Bator.

Badar-Uugan fought for Mongolia at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. American magazine Sports Illustrated picked him as the favorite to win Mongolia's first ever Olympic gold medal.,[2] which, however, was won by Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar, who competed earlier in the games.

World Amateur Championships results[edit]

2007

Olympic Games results[edit]

2008

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