Mongolia at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Mongolia at the Olympic Games

Flag of Mongolia
IOC code  MGL
NOC Mongolian National Olympic Committee
Website www.olympic.mn (Mongolian)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 29 in 7 sports
Flag bearer Makhgalyn Bayarjavkhlan (opening)
Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan (closing)
Medals
Rank: 31
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

Mongolia competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China from August 8 to August 24, 2008. 29 athletes competed in 7 events.[1] The Beijing Olympics has been Mongolia's most successful games ever, winning two gold and two silver medals,[2] exceeding the 1980 Moscow Olympics where Mongolia won two silver and two bronze medals. When the 87 nations that won medals at the Beijing Olympics are ranked by medals per population, Mongolia ranks 16th, with one medal for every 749,000 people.[3]

Medalists[edit]

Judoka Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar became the first Mongolian ever[4] to win an Olympic gold medal. Otryadin Gündegmaa won Mongolia's first silver since the 1980 Moscow Games. Pürevdorjiin Serdamba won Mongolia's first silver medal in boxing. He was followed by Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan, who won Mongolia's first gold medal in boxing, and second gold medal overall.

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar Judo Men's 100 kg[5]
 Gold Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan Boxing Bantamweight[6]
 Silver Otryadyn Gündegmaa Shooting Women's 25 m pistol[7]
 Silver Pürevdorjiin Serdamba Boxing Light flyweight[8]

Athletics[edit]

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
Men
Athlete Event Final
Result Rank
Bat-Ochir Ser-Od Marathon 2:24:19 52
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Batgereliin Möngöntuyaa 400 m 58.14 8 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Mongolia qualified four boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Badar-Uugan was the first to qualify, doing so at the 2007 World Championships.[9] All three of the others qualified at the second Asian continental qualifying tournament.[10]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Pürevdorjiin Serdamba Light flyweight  Serugo (UGA)
W 9–5
 Yáñez (USA)
W 8–7
 Ruenroeng (THA)
W 5–2
 Hernández (CUB)
W 8+–8
 Zou (CHN)
L RET
2nd
Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan Bantamweight  Valdez (MEX)
W 15–4
 Nevin (IRL)
W 9–2
 Ikgopoleng (BOT)
W 15–2
 Gojan (MDA)
W 15–2
 León (CUB)
W 16–5
1st
Zorigtbaataryn Enkhzorig Featherweight  Ouatine (MAR)
W 10–1
 Torriente (CUB)
L 9–10
Did not advance
Uranchimegiin Mönkh-Erdene Light welterweight  Bwalya (ZAM)
W 12–8
 Georgiev (BUL)
W 10–3
 Vastine (FRA)
L 4–12
Did not advance

Judo[edit]

Mongolia received 10 qualifications for Judo at the Asian Championships, and qualified them by test matches.[11]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar −60 kg BYE  Yekutiel (ISR)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance
Gantömöriin Dashdavaa −73 kg N/A  Reser (USA)
W 0111–0100
 Wilkomirski (POL)
W 0012–0010
 Maloumat (IRI)
L 0010–1100
Did not advance BYE  Kanamaru (JPN)
L 0000–0100
Did not advance
Damdinsürengiin Nyamkhüü −81 kg BYE  Elmont (NED)
L 0000–0001
Did not advance  Maddaloni (ITA)
W 1000–0000
 Mrvaljević (MNE)
W 1002–0000
 Krawczyk (POL)
W 1010–0001
 Gontiuk (UKR)
L 0100–0110
5
Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar −100 kg N/A  Suzuki (JPN)
W 1000–0000
 Behrla (GER)
W 0021–0001
 Jang (KOR)
W 0011–0010
 Miraliyev (AZE)
W 0010–0000
BYE  Zhitkeyev (KAZ)
W 0120–0001
1st
Makhgalyn Bayarjavkhlan +100 kg BYE  Wojnarowicz (POL)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa −52 kg  Carrascosa (ESP)
L 0000–0100
Did not advance
Khishigbatyn Erdenet-Od −57 kg BYE  Quintavalle (ITA)
L 0001–1010
Did not advance  Bönisch (GER)
L 0001–0110
Did not advance
Tümen-Odyn Battögs −63 kg BYE  von Harnier (GER)
L 0000–1001
Did not advance
Pürevjargalyn Lkhamdegd −78 kg BYE  Yang Xl (CHN)
L 0000–1021
Did not advance  Proskurakova (KGZ)
W 0230–0000
 Levesque (CAN)
W 0110–0101
 Silva (BRA)
L 0010–1131
Did not advance
Dorjgotovyn Tserenkhand +78 kg BYE  Ulienhoed (NED)
W 0010–0001
 Polavder (SLO)
L 0000–1100
Did not advance BYE  Issanova (KAZ)
W 1000–0000
 Mondière (FRA)
W 1000–0000
 Ortiz (CUB)
L 0000–1000
5

Shooting[edit]

Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Zorigtyn Batkhuyag 10 m air rifle 394 22 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 570 33 Did not advance
Otryadyn Gündegmaa 10 m air pistol 382 12 Did not advance
25 m pistol 590 1 Q 792.2 2nd
Tsogbadrakhyn Mönkhzul 10 m air pistol 387 3 Q 479.6 8
25 m pistol 581 12 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Mongolia selected two athletes by granting wild card entries.

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Boldbaataryn Bütekh-Üils 100 m breaststroke 1:10.80 60 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dashtserengiin Saintsetseg 50 m freestyle 29.63 67 Did not advance

Weightlifting[edit]

Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Namkhaidorjiin Bayarmaa Women's −63 kg 90 12 123 7 213 10

Wrestling[edit]

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Bayaraagiin Naranbaatar −55 kg BYE  Kudukhov (RUS)
L 0–3 PO
Did not advance 16
Buyanjavyn Batzorig −66 kg  Barnes (RSA)
W 3–1 PP
 Farniev (RUS)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 8
Chagnaadorjiin Ganzorig −84 kg  Temrezov (AZE)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 17
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tsogtbazaryn Enkhjargal −48 kg BYE  Merleni (UKR)
W 5–0 VT
Did not advance 16
Naidangiin Otgonjargal −55 kg N/A  Verbeek (CAN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 16
Badrakhyn Odonchimeg −63 kg BYE  Xu Hy (CHN)
L 1–3 PP
Did not advance 10

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Olympic.mn Mongolian National Olympic Committee (Mongolian)
  • Olympic.mn Mongolian Olympic Team (Mongolian)
  • Olympic.mn Olympic Timetable for Mongolian athletes (Mongolian)