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BATMUNKH Ganbold
Sport Para cross-country
NPC Mongolia   
GenderMen
Age27
Height1.67 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ulaanbaatar, MGL
Languages
Mongolian
Higher education
Engineering - Mongolian National University: Ulaanbaatar, MGL
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para cross-country skiing in 2013 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Why this sport?
He has always been interested in skiing.
Name of coach
Dashdondog Jalsrai, MGL, from 2013
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Mongolia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing ninth in the 20km classic at the 2017 World Championships in Finsterau, Germany. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian cross-country skier Petter Northug. (Athlete, 09 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He was chosen as Mongolia's flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. He also had the same honour at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (pyeongchang2018.com, 09 Mar 2018; paralympic.org, 07 Mar 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014 20km Classic Style - Standing 1:11:08.3 
25 2014 1km Sprint Freestyle - Standing 4:37.76
31 2014 10km Freestyle - Standing 31:42.8
16 2018 20km Freestyle - Standing 58:27.4
Qualification 2018 Sprint Classic Style - Standing 4:24.50
14 2018 10km Classic Style - Standing 30:10.1
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
18 2012/2013 20km - Standing 1:12:53.2
17 2014/2015 20km - Standing 1:00:13.6
15 2014/2015 1km Sprint - Standing  
17 2014/2015 10km - Standing 31:47.9
11 2016/2017 1km Sprint - Standing  
9 2016/2017 20km - Standing 1:02:15.4
20 2016/2017 10km - Standing 27:19.1