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Sodnompiljee Enkhbayar

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Ulaanbaatar, MGL
Occupation
Accountant
Languages
Mongolian
Higher education
Business - National University of Economics: Ulaanbaatar, MGL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para powerlifting in 2009 in Ulanbaatar, Mongolia.
Why this sport?
He competed in weightlifting and judo prior to the amputation of his right leg.
Club / Team
Gold's Gym: Ulaanbaatar, MGL
Name of coach
Dash Battulga, MGL, from 2016
Training Regime
He has two training sessions a day.

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Mongolia

General interest

Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Mongolian judoka Naidan Tuvshinbayar. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
He received the Honorary Athlete of Mongolia Medal from the president of Mongolia in recognition of his achievements at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (paralympic.org, 23 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 18 Feb 2019)
Impairment
An illness resulted in the amputation of his right leg in 1999. (Athlete, 18 Sep 2016)
Other information
COACH TRIBUTE
He hopes to win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo and dedicate the medal to his former coach Sharav Enkhsaikhan, who passed away in 2017. "After [the 2016 Paralympic] Games I'd promised him I'd do my best in Tokyo, and get the gold medal for him. He was a very good trainer. He believed that I could do it. Now I want to win for him. He pushed me, he was very proud [of] me. I want to make his wish come true in Tokyo." (paralympic.org, 23 Jun 2019)

OCCUPATION
He has worked as an accountant at an investment company in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. (Facebook profile, 25 Jan 2019; paralympic.org, 23 Jun 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 88.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-09 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -88 kg Final Round 2016-09-13 3
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 107.00kg Final 2017-12-02 2