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.
Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan
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Medal record
Men's Boxing
Representing  Mongolia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Bantamweight
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Doha Bantamweight
World Amateur Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Chicago Bantamweight
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2007 Ulaanbaatar Bantamweight

Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan (Mongolian: Энхбатын Бадар-Ууган; born June 3, 1985 in Ulaanbaatar) 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, Ulaanbaatar.

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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