Mongolians are increasingly playing 'new' sports like boxing and football
"After the Games people became more interested in a range of sports," says Badar-Uugan of his gold medal at the Beijing Games.
"They started to realise it's possible to win a gold in the Olympics. It's down to you, you are the one who can achieve success."
Sat 24 Mar 12:
Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan will not compete at the London Olympics. The bantamweight boxer will miss out on the Olympic qualification event due to a back injury.
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Thu 8 Jul 11:
After struggling all year with injury, boxer Badar-Uugan made a return to competitive boxing at the Republic of Kazakhstan President's Cup. He reached the semi-finals of the featherweight category (57kg), losing out to the Russian Madi Sholakov.
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