Mary Kom Bags Record Sixth Gold in World Boxing ChampionshipSports Buzz

November 24, 2018 17:37
Mary Kom Bags Record Sixth Gold in World Boxing Championship

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Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom has won the gold medal in Women's World Championships, beating Ukraine's Hanna Okhota in New Delhi on Saturday.

The 35-year-old boxer has written a record by bagging her sixth gold medal in the women's 48 kg light flyweight category. She triumphed over Okhota by unanimous decision.

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Mary Kom entered the event with an extraordinary tally of five gold medals and a silver to her credit. She last won a world championship medal in 2010 - a 48kg category gold.

Earlier this World Championship, the Manipuri was tied with Irish legend Katie Taylor (five gold and a bronze) in the number of medals won.

-Sowmya Sangam

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