MC MARY KOM
Date of Birth: 03-01-1983
Place of Birth: Kangthei, Manipur
Style: South Paw
Mother of three children, Mary Kom is a point in history and central to Indian boxing. A six-time World Champion and the only Indian woman to win an Olympic medal in 2012. She is lone woman boxer in the country to win a gold medal at the Asian Games and Common Wealth Games as well.
From being a school dropout to attaining stardom Mary Kom, inspired by legendary Muhammad Ali, fought opposition from parents and neighbors. The pugilist represented her state of Manipur and the country for years, winning laurels across the world.
The decorated Indian boxer is the first amateur Indian athlete to win the Padma Bhushan. The Manipuri is an inspiration for women in India from all walks of life. Mary was inducted into the AIBA Hall of Fame for her all-time contributions.
- 2019: 2nd India Open, Guwahati, Assam: Gold
- 2018: 20th AIBA World Women’s World Championship, Delhi: Gold
- 2018: 13th International Silesian Boxing Championship, Poland: Gold
- 2018: Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Gold
- 2018: India Open Elite International Boxing Championships, New Delhi: Gold
- 2017, Asian Women’s Boxing Championships, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Gold
- 2014, Asian Games, Incheon, South Korea: Gold 2012, London Olympics: Bronze
- 2012, Asian Women’s Boxing Championships, Mongolia: Gold
- 2010, Asian Women’s Boxing Championships, Kazakhstan: Gold
- 2010, World Boxing Championships, Barbados: Gold
- 2010, Asian Games: Bronze
- 2009, Asian Indoor Games, Vietnam: Gold
- 2008, Asian Women’s Boxing Championship, India: Gold
- 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008 (China): World Boxing Championships: Gold
- 2001, World Boxing Championship: Silver
- 2000 to 2005: unbeaten in Sr. Women’s National Boxing Championships: 5 Gold
- 2000: Best Boxer at Sr. Nationals