Mary Kom wins 6th World Boxing Championship title

Mary Kom wins 6th World Boxing Championship title

Mary Kom is at present tied with Katie Taylor on five gold medals and one more will make her the most winning woman in World Championships history ever since the Irish pugilist has turned Professional. Hanna is 13 years younger than Mary Kom.

Many other celebrities and eminent personalities including Arjun Kapoor, Preity Zinta, Ajay Devgn, Shreya Goshal, Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag also wished the 35-year-old boxer.

Mary Kom is the world's first boxer to reach seven times in the final of the World Championship. With a gold, a silver and two bronze medals, the Indian contingent recorded one of its best performances at the Women's World Championships. The big victory fetched the Manipur-born woman a sixth World Championship title.

Having started her boxing career in 2011, Sonia made her first impression at the senior level after winning a gold medal at the Serbia Cup in 2017, and then secured a bronze at the Ahmet Comert tournament in Turkey in 2018.

Among the many was Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shared a picture of a pair of boxing gloves which he got as a gift from Mary Kom herself.




Priyanka Chopra who played the role of Mary Kom in her biopic, tweeted, "Wow!" The tiny Kom community, to which Mary Kom belongs, is one of six ethnic sub-tribe groups under the conglomerate of the Komrem Union.

Having been away from the boxing ring for a long time, Mary returned to competitive boxing and the 48 kg category only a year ago. The class and experience was on full display as she outboxed her Ukrainian rival with five judges giving all three rounds to the Indian.

"First of all, I would like to thank all my fans". Later they traded a flurry of blows but soon Mary regrouped to punch her right and left while Okhota was stand still. Some of the her combinations caught Sonia off guard.

Talking about her record, a joyous Mary told reporters, "I want to dedicate the medal to all the people behind my hard-work".

"I did my best but it was not enough". The only Indian woman to win an Olympic medal.

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