Mongolian judoka D.Sumiya has won Mongolia’s first medal from the Rio 2016 Olympics, which is currently taking place in Brazil.

By winning a silver medal in the women’s 57 kg division, D.Sumiya has become the first female judoka from Mongolia to win an Olympic medal.

13987998_1072118319549589_1374827152472003013_o(2)D.Sumiya, who is world number one ranking judoka in her division, lost the final match of the women’s 57 kg to Rafaela Silva of Brazil, a gold and silver medalist of the World Championship.

According to the Mongolian government’s decree on Olympic medalists, D.Sumiya is to receive 60 million MNT from the government for her silver medal, followed by a three million MNT stipend each month.

Women’s 57 kg results

Gold: Rafaela Silva (Brazil)
Silver: Sumiya Dorjsuren (Mongolia)
Bronze: Telma Monteiro (Portugal)
Bronze: Kaori Matsumoto (Japan)





  1. Khasaa, why would you put about 60 mln? I was in expectation to continue reading something about her ranking change and stuff like that, but. Anyways, keep on blogging nice to see at least something about Mongolian medalists in english. Just today I watched news about erdenebat won over some Kenyan guy (not medal yet), but the report ended up by the video with Kenyans interview and how hardly he trains like he was the one who won. And nothing about Erdenebat. Needless to say I was devastated.


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