Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg

Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg (Mongolian: Соронзонболдын Батцэцэг) is Mongolia's first female gold medalist of the World Wrestling Championships.[1] At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she won bronze in women's 63 kg freestyle.[2] It was Mongolia's first medal in freestyle wrestling since the 1980 Summer Olympics.[3] Battsetseg was the youngest ever world wrestling champion of Mongolia when she won in 2010 at the age of 20 years. Now Sükheegiin Tserenchimed is the youngest champion of Mongolia. She is a recipient of the Hero of Labour of Mongolia and the Order of Sukhbaatar.[4][5]

Battsetseg Soronzonbold
Personal information
Native nameСоронзонболдын Батцэцэг
Nickname(s)Golden Girl
NationalityMongolia Mongolia
Born (1990-05-03) 3 May 1990 (age 32)
Khashaat, Arkhangai, Mongolia
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Sport
Country Mongolia
SportWrestling
Weight class68 kg
Event(s)Freestyle
Achievements and titles
World finalsGold (2010)

Gold (2015)

Silver (2013)

Bronze (2019)
Regional finalsGold (2017) Silver (2010)
Olympic finalsBronze (2012) 5th (2020)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Battsetseg Soronzonbold". Official site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Archived from the original on 13 August 2012. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  2. ^ Results Archived 2012-08-23 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ UB Post
  4. ^ "S.Battsetseg to be awarded Hero of Labor title". MONTSAME News Agency. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
  5. ^ "Young Mongolian woman awarded with Hero of Labour - News.MN". News.MN - The source of news. 2017-08-02. Retrieved 2021-06-22.

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