Munkhbayar Dorjsuren

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.

Munkhbayar Dorjsuren
Munkhbayar Dorjsuren WM 2010 Muenchen SP.jpg
Personal information
Birth nameDorjsürengiin Mönkhbayar
Full nameMunkhbayar Dorjsuren (as German citizen)
Born (1969-07-09) July 9, 1969 (age 51)[1]
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Sport
Country Germany
 Mongolia
SportWomen's air pistol
Event(s)10 metre, 25 metre
ClubSport Gemeinschaft Grafing
Coached byPeter Kraneis
Medal record

CareerEdit

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 changeEdit

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]

ResultsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Munkhbayar Dorjsuren, Sport Shooting / bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics (German)". Netzathleten GmbH. June 5, 2009. Retrieved November 17, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "ISSF World Cup Rifle / Pistol · Milan, ITA". International Shooting Sport Federation. 2009. Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved November 18, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Д.Мөнхбаяр иргэншлээ сэргээхийг хүслээ" [D.Munkhbayar wants to restore her Mongolian citizenship] (in Mongolian). June 19, 2013. Retrieved June 19, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)