Sapporo-2017 Farewell Ceremony in Ulaanbaatar, MGL
Mongolia NOC has organized farewell ceremony for Sapporo-2017 Asian Winter Games at Olympic House in Ulaanbaatar.
Dr.D.Zagdsuren , NOC President , Mrs.B.Bayarsaikhan , State Secretary for Ministry of Education , Culture , Science and Sports , Mr.Ch.Nasantogtokh , Chef-de-Mission , Presidents of Winter Sports Federations , veteran athletes and Members of Team Mongolia are attended this event.
Mr.Erdenechimeg Barkhuu will be first-ever-biathlon-athlete to carry national flag at opening ceremony.Mongolia NOC has sent its team to all eight editions of Asian Winter Games , since 1986 and captured 1 silver in bandy ( Astana-2011 ) ) and 6 bronze medals in cross country ski relay ( Sapporo-1990 ) , free-style ( Changchun-2007 ) and ski orienteering ( Astana-2011 ).
This time 48 athletes in cross country ski , speed skating , alpine ski , short track , biathlon and ice hockey will compete at Sapporo , which is hosting for the third time Asian Winter Games.
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