Reuters: Olympics – Mongolia hope uses basic training to grapple for gold

While the elite of the sporting world tune up for this year’s London Olympics in top class facilities, many hundreds of other medal hopefuls are forced to make do with less salubrious surroundings. Mongolia’s Asian champion freestyle wrestler Mandakhnaran Ganzorig is a case in point, as a visit to his training camp in Ulan Bator, the capital of his landlocked country, last October proved. The gym looked like something that Rocky Balboa might have trained in before he went from ‘Bum of the Month’ to world champion in Sylvester Stallone’s Oscar-winning boxing movie series. To read the full article, click hereOlympics – Mongolia hope uses basic training to grapple for gold

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