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Badmaanyambuugiin Bat Erdene

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Party  Mongolian People's Party

Badmaanyambuugiin Bat-Erdene Badmaanyambuugiin BatErdene Famous for winning Naadam wre Flickr

Born  7 June 1964 (age 51) Khentii Mongolia (1964-06-07)
Political party  Mongolian People's Party
Name  Badmaanyambuugiin Bat-Erdene

Badmaanyambuugiin Bat-Erdene (Mongolian: Бадмаанямбуугийн Бат-Эрдэнэ, "Firm jewel") was born on June 7, 1964 in Ömnödelger sum of Khentii aimag, Mongolia. Bat-Erdene is widely regarded in Mongolia as one of the successful, long lasting and celebrated wrestlers.


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Between 1988-1999, Bat-Erdene won 11 national level tournaments in the Naadam. He was awarded with medals for his achievements including from the government. His rank/title out of respect in the wrestling is "Dayar dursagdah, dalai dayan, tumniig bayasuulagch, darkhan avarga Bat-Erdene" literally meaning "Renowned by all, oceanic, makes people happy, strong titan Bat-Erdene" essentially the highest rank possible in Mongolian wrestling in Mongolia. He gathers considerable respect from Mongolians. He is retired from wrestling in 2006.

Bat-Erdene established and owns Avarga (Champion) University which trains wrestlers, trainers and sportsmen in Ulaanbaatar City.

Political career

Bat-Erdene has been a member of the State Great Khural from 2004 being elected three times from his native Khentii province on behalf of Mongolian People's Party. In 2009-2010 he worked as the chairman of the Legal Standing Committee of the State Great Khural. As a member of parliament, Bat-Erdene has been active in talking to protect nature and homeland against irresponsible mining.

Mongolian People's Party selected him as its candidate for 2013 Presidential election. Incumbent President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, candidate of Democratic Party won at 2013 Mongolian presidential election on June 26, 2013 with 50.23% of total votes while Bat-Erdene got 41.97%, and Natsagiin Udval, candidate of Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party got 6.5% of total votes.


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