The Mongolian Freestyle Wrestling Federation (MFWF) has held a press conference, prior to the “Mongolia Open-2016” which is an annual international freestyle wrestling competition.
The General Secretary of the MFWF, O.Bayanmunkh said – “wrestlers from South Korea, Inner Mongolia, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the Russian Republics of Buryatia, Tuva, and Sakha-Yakutia have arrived in Mongolia for the “Mongolia Open-2016”. Among the visiting wrestlers is the two-time world champion Viktor Lebedev. In total, 200 wresters will be participating, of whomare 96 are foreigners. So we expect the “Mongolia Open” to be highly competitive. A few days after the championship in Ulaanbaatar, the continental competition for the Olympics will take place in the Kazakh capital Astana. Therefore, the “Mongolia Open-2016” represents a big challenge for our wrestlers who want to participate in the Olympics. The Ministry of Health and Sport has provided MNT 40 million to finance the “Mongolia Open-2016”.