Mongolian National Olympic Committee host inaugural Beach Sports and Art Games www.insidethegames.biz
The Mongolian National Olympic Committee organised the inaugural Beach Sports and Art Games in the country.
Events took place in Sevrei county in South Gobi province.
In all 1,200 athletes took part in sports including beach volleyball, wrestling and sand mountain climbing.
Marathons were also held.
Cultural events saw prizes awarded for the best desert songs and best sand sculptures.
Sevrei topped the overall standings with the "Gobi Traveller" team second and "Gobi Discovery" third.
Distinguished guests attended the Games, including well known athletes and coaches.