A farewell ceremony for Mongolian athletes who will compete in the 28th Winter Universiade took place at the Central Sports Palace on January 24.
Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Sports Yo.Otgonbayar, Head of Physical Culture and Sports Authority Ts.Sharavjamts, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Mongolia Kalybek Koblandin and other officials attended the farewell ceremony.
The Mongolian national team is comprised of 10 athletes. Mongolian athletes will compete in cross-country skiing and speed skating events of the Winter Universiade this year, which will be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan from January 29 to February 8.
Yo.Otgonbayar opened the ceremony, and said, “We have to try hard to win medals from the Winter Universiade. The state flag and national anthem of Mongolia must be raised and played.”
Skater Ch.Otgontsetseg will be the flag bearer of Mongolia. She received the state flag of Mongolia from state officials during the farewell ceremony.