Munkhbayar Dorjsuren

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Munkhbayar Dorjsuren
Personal information
Birth name Dorjsürengiin Mönkhbayar
Full name Munkhbayar Dorjsuren (as German citizen)
Born (1969-07-09) July 9, 1969 (age 47)[1]
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Sport
Country  Germany
 Mongolia
Sport Women's air pistol
Event(s) 10 metre, 25 metre
Club Sport Gemeinschaft Grafing
Coached by Peter Kraneis
This is a Mongolian name. The given name is Mönkhbayar, and Dorjsürengiin is a patronymic, not a family name.

Munkhbayar Dorjsuren (born Dorjsürengiin Mönkhbayar, Mongolian: Доржсүрэнгийн Мөнхбаяр; born July 9, 1969) is a Mongolian-German sport shooter. She was born in Ulan Bator, Mongolia, but moved to Germany and became a German citizen. She is the 1992 Olympic bronze medalist in the Women's 25 metre pistol for Mongolia and the 2008 Olympic bronze medalist in the same event for Germany. She competes in the 25 metre and 10 metre air pistol events.

Career[edit]

Dorjsuren has competed at six Summer Olympic Games. She represented Mongolia at the 1992 Summer Olympics, at the 1996 Summer Olympics, and at the 2000 Summer Olympics. She represented Germany at the 2004 Summer Olympics, at the 2008 Summer Olympics and at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

At the 1992 Summer Olympics she won the bronze medal in the women's 25 metre pistol category. She won the 1998 ISSF World Shooting Championships in 10 metre air pistol and the 2002 ISSF World Shooting Championships in 25 metre pistol.

Dorjsuren won gold in the Milan leg of the 2009 ISSF World Cup, 25 metre pistol category.[2]

As of 2009 she lived in Munich, Germany.[1]

Citizenship change[edit]

After her participation in Sydney olympics in year 2000 Munkhbayar D. moved to Germany and in 2002 she has become German citizen. In June 2013 she requested to become Mongolian citizen again.[3]

Results[edit]

Olympic results
Event 1992 1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
25 metre pistol 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
584+95
15th
576
25th
573
5th
583+101.6
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
587+202.2
12th
582
10 metre air pistol 21st
376
21st
377
36th
368
6th
385+96.9
24th
379
25th
378

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Munkhbayar Dorjsuren, Sport Shooting / bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics (German)". Netzathleten GmbH. June 5, 2009. Retrieved November 17, 2009. 
  2. ^ "ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Milan, ITA". International Shooting Sport Federation. 2009. Retrieved November 18, 2009. 
  3. ^ "D.Munkhbayar wants to restore her Mongolian citizenship". 2013. Retrieved June.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)