newsboxinga month ago

Mary Kom believes her dream of Olympic gold is still alive

With the IABA debating the prospect of including 48kg-category in the Olympics, Mary Kom has revealed that she still dreams of winning gold on the biggest stage. The five-time world champion had participated in 51-kg category at the 2012 London Games, where she could only manage a bronze medal.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Mary Kom quits boxing national observer post

Mary Kom has resigned from her post of the national observer for Indian boxing after sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore clarified that active sportspersons weren't eligible for the post. She stated that she was never interested in the job but had taken it upon the insistence of the Ministry.
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newsboxing2 months ago

If I could maintain my fitness level, no one could beat me, says Mary Kom

After winning gold in the Asian Boxing Championship, London Olympics medalist Mary Kom has claimed that if she maintains her fitness level, nobody can beat her. The win proved that she has plenty of game left in her tank and now she is aiming for gold in the next year’s Commonwealth Games.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom beats North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi to win gold

Mary Kom rightly proved that she is the gold standard in Indian women boxing as she defeated Kim Hyang Mi in the Asian Boxing Championship final to claim the gold medal. Kom was considered done by many after she failed to qualify for the Rio Olympics but she has proved her critics wrong yet again.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom and Sonia Lather advance to the finals

Mary Kom kept her sights on a fifth Asian Championships gold as she overcame the challenge of Japan's Tsubasa Komura by a unanimous 5-0 verdict to reach the final of 48kg category. The other Indian to reach the final is Sonia Lather, who beat Uzbekistan’s Yodgoroy Mirzaeva in the 57kg category.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom assures medal for India after entering semi-final

MC Mary Kom has assured her sixth medal at the Asian women’s Boxing Championships as she stormed into the semi-finals of the event. Neeraj Kumari and Sonia Lather have also progressed into the quarter-finals of the event after defeating Myanmar’s Nally Nally and Japan’s Kana Kurogi respectively.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Asian Boxing Championship | Mary Kom defeats Diem Thi Trinh Kieu to enter quarters

Mary Kom has advanced into the quarterfinals of the Asian women's Boxing Championships after beating local favourite Diem Thi Trinh Kieu in the opening round of the light flyweight (48kg) category. The Olympic bronze-medalist will face Chinese Taipei's Meng- Chieh Ping in the next round.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Mary Kom, L Sarita Devi find places in Asian Boxing Championships squad

MC Mary Kom returned to her preferred 48kg category by passing the challenges posed by younger competitors and will be on the bus with the Indian team for Asian Women's Boxing Championship. The prestigious continental event will be held from November 2 to 11 in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.
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newsboxing4 months ago

Mary Kom to be AIBA representative at IOC athletes' forum

Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes' Forum, scheduled to be hosted in November. The 33-year-old will attend the 8th IOC Athletes' Forum in Lausanne from November 11 to 13.
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newsboxinga year ago

Andleeb Zehra- The Kashmiri talent who is breaking stereotypes through boxing

Taking inspiration from Olympic bronze medallist Mary Kom, a budding young boxer Andleeb Zehra from Kashmir is breaking the social boundaries through her boxing skills. Recently, the young prodigy has been in news when she won the silver medal in the State Boxing Championship held in Jammu.
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