Strengthening of sports cooperation ties between Cuba and Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar. October 18, 2017. Mr. Ts. Sharavjamts, President of the Physical Culture and Sport Authority, Implementary Agency of the Government of Mongolia held a meeting with Cuban Ambassador Raúl Delgado Concepción this morning, where aspects related to cooperation in sports between the two countries were discussed. With the signing of a Bilateral Cooperation Agreement between INDER and this implementing agency in 2001, the first sports collaboration actions were started for the recruitment of Cuban boxing coaches who worked in Mongolia in different periods of time.

The President of the Sports Authority Mr. Sharavjamts, who was a member of the national basketball team of Mongolia, expressed his satisfaction with Cuba's success in sports, especially in the Olympic medal table, as well as Cuba's development in team sports such as volleyball, basketball or baseball. Admirer of the Cuban high-jump world record holder, Javier Sotomayor, Mr. Sharavjamts pointed out that the model of teaching and access of the Cuban population to sport makes it possible to obtain the results achieved by our country.

Mr. Odonbayar Tsagaan, Director of the Department of State Administration, Governance and Finance, and Ms. Oyunbat Nasanbat, Director of International Relations, Statistics and Information Technology, were also present at the meeting of the Mongolian Authority for Physical Culture and Sport as representative of this institution.

Mr. Sharavjamts confirmed his participation from November 20 to 24 at the VII International Convention on Physical Activity and Sports, to be held in Havana, Cuba this year. (EmbaCuba Mongolia)

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