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Mongolia NOC celebrates Olympic Day.
Mongolia NOC celebrates Olympic Day


25 Jun 2012
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: Mongolia NOC celebrated Olympic Day on June 23, marking the 50th anniversary of the NOC's affiliation to the IOC and Mongolian Athletes’ Day, at Sukhbaatar Central Square in Ulaanbaatar. Several sports events were organised. Also, a farewell ceremony of Team Mongolia heading for the London Olympics was staged at the same time and attended by H.E. Ts. Elbegdorj, Head of State, Mr. M. Enkhbold, Deputy Prime Minister and Chef de Mission, Dr. D. Zagdsuren, NOC President, Mr. Sh. Magvan, IOC Honorary Member, Mr. Ch. Naranbaatar, Chairman of the Physical Education and Sports Authority, Mr. R. Stuyart, UK Ambassador to Mongolia, and other dignitaries.

The President of Mongolia handed over the flag to marathon runner B. Ser-Od, who will be the flag-bearer at the opening ceremony on July 27. Mongolia NOC will be represented by 29 athletes in boxing, wrestling, judo, shooting, archery, athletics and swimming. Finally, the NOC President hosted a reception at Olympic House for all Mongolia’s Olympic medal winners since 1968.
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