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Ganbold Batmunkh

Nordic Skiing

Biography

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

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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2013-02-27 18
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-10 14
Men's 1 km Sprint Standing Qualification 2014-03-12 25
Men's 10 km Standing Final Round 2014-03-16 31
2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Cable (Cable, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Distance - Free Style Standing Race 1 2015-01-25 17
Men's Sprint - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-28 15
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Standing Race 1 2015-01-31 17
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-12 11
Men's Long Distance - Classic Standing Final 2017-02-16 9
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2017-02-19 20
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 20km Free Standing Final 2018-03-12 16
Men's 1.5km Sprint Classic Standing Final 2018-03-14 14
Men's 10km Classic Standing Final 2018-03-17 14
Prince George 2019 World Para Nordic Skiing Championships (Prince George, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Middle Distance - Free Style Standing Final 2019-02-17 9
Men's Sprint - Free Style Standing Final 2019-02-18 11
Men's Long Distance - Classic Standing Final 2019-02-24 9