Mongolia wins first medal at London Olympics

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia /MONTSAME/ An international master of sports S.Nyam-Ochir won the first bronze medal of the London Olympic Games for Mongolia in the men's 73 kg judo event held on Monday.
    S.Nyam-Ochir has won the 20th Olympic medal for Mongolia. In the first round, S.Nyam-Ochir defeated his opponent from Germany, and then beat Volodymyr Soroka from Ukraine. In the quarterfinals, the Mongolian was defeated by Mansur Isaev who won a gold medal in this event.
    He grabbed the bronze at the repechage round by defeating N. Delpopolo from the USA and a Dutch judoist Dex Elmont, twice silver medalist of the World championships.
    As of July 30, Mongolia is being ranked at 27th place alongside ten countries.

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