Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar

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This is a Mongolian name. The given name is Tsagaanbaatar, and Khashbaatar is a patronymic, not a family name.
Khashbaataryn Tsagaanbaatar
Personal information
Nationality Mongolia Mongol
Born (1984-03-19) 19 March 1984 (age 33)[1]
Baruunturuun, Mongolia
Height 1.72 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.[3] He became the first Mongolian to win the gold medal at the World Judo Championships in Rotterdam in 2009.

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).


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