What people don’t realize is that I will yet again have to fight in the 51 kilogram category with boxers who are taller and stronger. But I am not saying this as an excuse. All I am trying to say is it will not be easy to make it to Tokyo and win a second Olympic medal.
Star boxer Mary Kom was getting the privilege of a direct entry into the Olympics Qualifiers. But Nikhat Zareen said a fair trial was necessary.
After making her debut in 2009, last year, Sindhu successfully made it to the Forbes List Of 30 Under 30 Asia 2018. She is among a total of four Indians included in the list’s ‘Entertainment & Sports’ category.
Here’s a look at the women in Indian sport who dominated our headlines and became role models for young girls across the country in 2019.
Indian Boxing league to be held from December 2-21. It will be a warm-up competition for both Mary Kom and Nikhat Zareen who will face off each other in a trial after the league for an entry into the Olympics Qualifiers.
This is her eighth worlds medal added to her previous collection of 6 gold and a silver world championship medal.
The 2012 London Olympics bronze-medallist now aims to change the shade of her medal to gold, eyes to seal a Tokyo Olympic Games berth in the new weight category. Mary has six gold medals and silver at the World Championships so far.
According to the survey of 42,000 people from across 41 countries voted for Kom as the most admired woman. With a score of 10.36%, Kom ranked highest followed by the current Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry Kiren Bedi.
Six-time world champion boxer M C Mary Kom has been recommended for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan award, the country’s second highest civilian honour after Bharat Ratna.
Mary Kom is also the Member of Parliament (MP) and it is only at her name that fingers are being raised by many.
Six time champion, boxer MC Mary Kom has picked another gold making India proud. She defeated Australia’s April Franks 5-0…
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju escaped a fight with six-time world champion Mary Kom. Says, he had to say he doesn’t fight with women. Sharing his experience, he posted a video on his Twitter handle, where he can be seen avoiding a sparring session with Mary Kom.