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World Championships: Mary Kom wins bronze
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World Championships: Mary Kom wins bronze

October 12, 2019

Legendary Indian boxer Mary Kom ends her campaign at Women’s World Boxing Championships 2019 with a bronze medal as she goes down 1-4 against Turkey’s European champion and second-seeded Busenaz Cakiroglu. Mary, who was the third seed in the competition, showcased a fiery form yet the Turkish boxer got the better off her. The Manipuri…

Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan
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Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan

September 13, 2019

Sindhu for Padma Bhushan, veteran Hockey coach M.P. Ganesh for Padma Shri Six-time world boxing champion M.C. Mary Kom and World Badminton Champion P.V. Sindhu’s name have been recommended for this year’s Padma Vibhushan and Padma Bhushan awards, respectively. Mary, the only woman boxer to win the World championship for record sixth time, also becomes…

Mary Kom clinches Gold in President’s Cup
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Mary Kom clinches Gold in President’s Cup

July 29, 2019

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom defeated Australia’s April Franks 5-0 without breaking a sweat in the 23rd President’s Cup to clinch the gold medal in the 51kg category final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia yesterday. The 36-year-old Indian had also won a gold medal at the India Open Boxing Tournament in May, but skipped the…

Mary Kom lifts record 6th gold at Boxing Worlds
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Mary Kom lifts record 6th gold at Boxing Worlds

November 25, 2018

Mary Kom scripted history at the K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi yesterday by clinching a record sixth World Championship Gold Medal in the light flyweight 48kg category after outclassing Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota by an unanimous 5:0 verdict. The 35-year-old Kom, a mother of three and a pre-tournament favourite for the gold, rewrote the…

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