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Indian Boxing legend Mary Kom qualified for Tokyo Olympics, said “it was difficult to make a comeback after child birth.”
“It was an opportunity for me to showcase my boxing skills, people could know that Nikhat Zareen is there and she has challenged Mary Kom.”
“I am bit worried whether the decision will be fair or not so that’s why I want the trails should be televised live or there is live streaming so that everyone can know how fair decision was it,” she said.
Star boxer Mary Kom was getting a direct entry into the Olympics Qualifiers. Nikhat Zareen believed a fair trial is necessary.
Star boxer Mary Kom was getting the privilege of a direct entry into the Olympics Qualifiers. Nikhat Zareen believes a fair trial is necessary.
Kumar believes Mary Kom is a “class athlete” and said she should follow rules. He suggests that the two boxers should get to play.
Earlier, BFI cancelled trials in Mary Kom’s category for the World Boxing Championships which led to a bigger controversy.
Giving the example of badminton, the 36-year-old and six-time world champion Kom said, “Other games don’t have trials. Have Saina Nehwal and P.V. SIndhu ever given trials? Sometimes it feels very strange to keep giving these trials.”
When Kom was selected, former world junior champion and another gem of the sport Zareen, who shares the same weight category of 51 kg as Kom, meanwhile, was ready for her trial on Tuesday but at the last moment was denied a trial bout.
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