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Mary Kom wins record sixth gold medal in World Boxing Championship

Post by Admin,Nov 24,2018.
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India's MC Mary Kom won a historic sixth gold in the World  Championship thus becoming the first woman boxer to do so.

Keyfacts:

Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte  (born 1 March 1983), better known as Mary Kom  and Magnificient Mary is an IndianOlympic boxer hailing from Manipur.

She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world championships.

Nicknamed Magnificient Mary, she is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning the bronze medal.