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Mongolian judo wrestler gets $3m, 16 apartments, 9 cars and 5 kg gold

Ulaanbaatar. Elshen Mammadov - APA-Sport. Mongolian government awarded the sportsmen who scored 2 gold and 2 silver medals in Beijing Olympic Games. Olympic gold medalists Tuvshinbayar Naidan (judo) and Badar-Ugan Enkhbat were awarded 100.000 USD each.

The sponsors didn’t forget the winners as well. They awarded the gold medalists 3 million USD, 16 apartments, 9 cars and 5 kg gold. Naidan got a special phone number – 99 999 999. 9 is a lucky number in the country. First Olympic champions of the country were awarded the certificate of Honored Master of Sports.
Naidan defeated Azerbaijani wrestler Movlud Mireliyev in semi-final of 100 kg event. Despite the defeat Mireliyev scored the bronze medal. Nevertheless, Mireliyev is expected to gain the silver medal as Naidan has failed a doping test.

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