Olympic Judo Gold medalist jailed for 16 years after murdering childhood friend

Surprising news from the Olympic world . An Olympic gold medalist Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar had ended the life of his friends..

Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar is a Mongolian olympic gold medalist in Judo.  Tuvshinbayar was confirmed to be the perpetrator in  the death of his childhood friend. He was proven guilty after a well-documented trial related to the case.

The incident happened back in April of last year. Tuvshinbayar was under the influence and assaulted his childhood friend Erdenebileg Enkhbat. Tuvshinbayar struck his friends several times on the head with a blunt object. Enkhbat died four days later from a brain injury. Tuvshinbayar was jailed for 20 days at first. However, following the death of the victim, he was dealing with several new charges.

Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar earned several achievements in his career in the Olympics. In Asian Games 2006, he got fifth place in the heavyweight and open class division. He also won a gold medal at the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Tuvshinbayar won the silver medal and became the first Olympic multi medalist from his home country Mongolia.

Naidangiin Tuvshinbayar is a big name in his home country Mongolia. He even had a significant influence on Mongolian politics. They believe his achievements as an Olympic athlete have “promoted leaders from feuding parties to join thousands of revelers in the streets to celebrate their champion.”

The court of the Khan-Uul district in the Mongolian capital had sentenced the 38-year-old to 16 years behind bars for the deadly assault.