newsboxinga month ago

Qualifying for Olympics is my main aim, says Mary Kom on skipping Asian Championships

MC Mary Kom has said that her decision to skip the Asian Championships is taken with an aim to improve her chances of Olympic qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Mary Kom will be competing in the 51kg category after her preferred 48kg divisions was unregistered by the Olympic programme.
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newsboxinga month ago

AIBA reveals new weight categories for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

After months of speculation, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has approved the changes in boxing divisions that will be applicable from the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The men’s category will now have eight divisions, down from 10, while women have five divisions, up from three.
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newsboxing2 months ago

Asian Boxing Championships to have men & women’s competition simultaneously

The Asian Boxing Championship would be held simultaneously for men and women for the first time since the first edition was held in Bangkok back in 1963. The 30th edition of Asia's premier Amateur boxing competition will be held later this year in the city of Bangkok from April 19 onwards.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Mary Kom aims to clinching gold at Tokyo Olympics

MC Mary Kom has expressed her desire to bag a gold medal at the 2020 Olympics, which is scheduled to be played in Tokyo. The Indian boxer has also stated that she is delighted to be ranked as the No. 1 female boxer in the world and thanked all the people who have supported her.
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newsboxing3 months ago

Boxing | Mary Kom tops latest rankings released by AIBA

On the back of her World Championship winning performance last year, MC Mary Kom has been placed at the number one position in the 48kg category in the latest released AIBA rankings. Kom has already won the World Championship the 48 kg category a record six times - the most by a boxer.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Olympics Gold is my dream, reveals Mary Kom

Indian boxer Mary Kom has stated that even after bagging a bronze from the Olympics 2012 she still harbours a dream to win the Gold medal at the event. With the Summer Olympics scheduled to take place next year in Tokyo, it could be Kom’s final chance to win the gold before she retires.
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newsboxing5 months ago

World Boxing Championships | MC Mary Kom wins historic gold by beating H Okhota

India’s MC Mary Kom has bagged the gold medal at the ongoing AIBS World Women’s Boxing Championships in New Delhi. The Indian boxer defeated Ukraine’s H Okhota in the final of the light fly category with a unanimous 5-0 decision in her favour in the summit clash played on Saturday.
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newsboxing5 months ago

World Boxing Championship | Mary Kom enters final as Lovlina Borgohain seals bronze

Mary Kom stormed into final of the Women's World Boxing Championship on Thursday in New Delhi, keeping alive her aim to win an unprecedented sixth gold. Meanwhile, Lovlina Borgohain had to be satisfied with a bronze medal after losing to Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in the semifinals.
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newsboxing5 months ago

World Boxing Championships | ‘Fantastic Four’ led by Mary Kom make the semi-finals

Boxing quartet of Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain, Simranjit Kaur, and Sonia Chahal have all secured a spot in the semi-finals of their respective categories in the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships in Delhi. Of the four, Mary will India’s best bet for a gold medal in the tournament.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Mary Kom assured of seventh Boxing World Championship medal

Indian boxer Mary Kom has reached the semifinals at the Boxing World Championship in the 48 kg weight category and thus has secured at least a bronze at the Championships. The last time she had won a medal was back in 2010 when she had bagged her fifth gold medal at the World Championship.
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