Uranchimegiin Mönkh-Erdene

Uranchimegiin Mönkh-Erdene (Mongolian: Уранчимэгийн Мөнх-Эрдэнэ; born March 22, 1982) is an amateur boxer from Mongolia who competed in the Lightweight (−60 kg) and junior welterweight (-64 kg) divisions at three Olympics, in 2004, 2008 and won a bronze medal at the 2012.

Uranchimegiin Mönkh-Erdene
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Round of 32 bout against Zdeněk Chládek (red) at the 2012 Olympics
Statistics
Weight(s)64 kg (141 lb)
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Nationality Mongolia
Born (1982-03-22) March 22, 1982 (age 37)

In 2017, Mönkh-Erdene won a Silver medal in the Eindhoven Box Cup in the Netherlands. In the quarterfinals, he won a points decision over Joe Kelly of Ireland, and in the semi-finals, won a split decision over 3-time Netherlands champion Aito Koster. In the finals, Mönkh Erdene lost by a unanimous decision against Sammy Wagensveld, also from the Netherlands.

CareerEdit

  • East Asian Game Gold medal 2001
  • World Cup Silver medal 2008
  • World Championships’ double medal (2009, 2013)
  • Asian Championship Gold medal 2011
  • Olympic Games bronze medal 2012.
  • Eindhoven Box Cup Silver medal 2017.

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