Mary Kom wins fifth Gold at Asian Boxing Championships

November 8, 2017, 1:23 pm
New Delhi: MC Mary Kom beat South Korea's Hyang Mi Kim to win her fifth Gold at the Asian Kim. This was Mary Kom’s fifth final in only six appearances, which means she remains unbeaten in the summit clash of the continental championship.
Mary Kom had previously won all her medals in the 51 kg category while she competed in 48 kg category. This makes it her maiden win in this weight class.
Earlier, five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom cruised into the 48-kg finals of the Asian Boxing Championships here on Tuesday; she beat Japan’s Tsubasa Komura 5-0 to stay on course for her fifth gold medal in the continental event.
The Manipuri pugilists, who is making her comeback to the squared ring after more than a year, used her tactical nous to the optimum. She was on top right from the word go.


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