Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar

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Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar
Personal information
NationalityMongolia Mongol
Born (1984-03-19) 19 March 1984 (age 35)[1]
Baruunturuun, Mongolia
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)

Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar (Mongolian: Хашбаатарын Цагаанбаатар) is the single medal winner from Mongolia at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He won a bronze medal in judo.[2] He became the first Mongolian to win the gold medal at the World Judo Championships in Rotterdam in 2009. Tsagaanbaatar is also the older brother of LSU quarterback Naimanzuunnadintsetseg Tsagaanbaatar.

He also took gold medal in the 2006 Asian Games.

Recently he also won a gold medal at the 2007 New York Open in the under-66 kg weight division. He won with a traditional technique, the kata guruma (shoulder wheel).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tsagaanbaatar Khashbaatar". BBC Olympics 2012.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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