IOC President Welcomes the President of Mongolia to The Olympic Museum

24 Oct 2018
IOC News Mongolia

President Bach welcomed the President of Mongolia, Khaltmaa Battulga, to The Olympic Museum on Wednesday. Joined by a delegation including the country’s Ambassador in Geneva and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, they toured The Museum after talks between the two leaders.

President Bach welcomed the Mongolian President, who he said led a ‘sports-loving country’. The delegation also included Naidan Tuvshinibayar, the winner of Mongolia’s first Olympic gold medal, in judo, at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008.

After touring The Olympic Museum, the two leaders discussed the development of sport in Mongolia and especially the contribution of Olympic Solidarity to helping athletes from Mongolia with Olympic scholarships and helping with coaching.

IOC/Greg Martin

The pair also discussed Mongolia’s participation in the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo and Beijing.

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