Beijing, 7 February 2022 (TDI): Mongolia is participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China, which is scheduled from 4 to 20 February 2022.

By meeting the basic qualification standards, Mongolia has qualified one male and one female athlete. Both are cross-country skiers.

So far, Mongolian Athletes have not been able to bag any medal in the Winter Olympics. Though hopes are high for this year’s contests.

Batmönkhiin Achbadrakh and Ariunsanaagiin Enkhtuul are representing the country in the Winter Games. They were also the country’s flagbearers during the opening ceremony of the Olympics.

Batmönkhiin Achbadrakh is a Mongolian athlete. He was born on December 21, 1994. Batmönkhiin Achbadrakh is a cross-country skier. He has also competed for Mongolia at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

The other athlete participating in the Olympics to represent Mongolia is Ariunsanaagiin Enkhtuul. She is also a cross-country skier. The duo of Mongolian athletes arrived in Beijing and started their training on February 1. They are residing in the Olympic Village with the other international participants.

The training area is adjacent to the competition venue. B.Enkh-Amgalan, IM B.Achbadrakh, and A.Enkhtuul are the coaches of the two athletes. They conducted the training of the skiers till their race in cross-country skiing scheduled for 8 February.

Strict Covid-19 protocol is being observed to maintain the virus-free status of the arena. In this regard, athletes undergo tests on a daily basis to rule out the possibility of infection.

Mongolian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister also visited China for the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics. During the stay, they met with their counterparts; the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, and the Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, respectively, to deliberate upon issues pertaining to mutual interest.