Six-Time World Champion MC Mary Kom Hangs Boxing Gloves, Draws Curtains To Illustrious Career

Six-Time World Champion MC Mary Kom Hangs Boxing Gloves, Attracts Curtains To Illustrious Profession

Dibrugarh: Six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom has been pressured to attract curtains to her illustrious profession because the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation’s (IBA) guidelines solely permits boxers (male or feminine) to struggle until the age of 40 at prime stage. Mary Kom is presently 41. Regardless of her age, Mary Kom stil has the starvation to struggle on the prime stage however with IBA guidelines coming in between, the legendary boxer had nothing to do however to cease.

“I’ve the starvation nonetheless however sadly due to the age restrict it’s over I can’t compete in any competitors. I need to play extra however I’m being pressured to give up (because of the age restrict). I’ve to retire. I’ve achieved every thing in my life,” Mary Kom mentioned throughout an occasion.

A bronze medal winner on the 2012 London Olympics, Mary Kom is the one feminine boxer in historical past to clinch six world titles. She can be a five-time Asian champion and the primary feminine boxer from India to win a gold medal on the 2014 Asian Video games.

Having damaged into the limelight on the age of 18, Mary Kom impressed everybody together with her present within the inaugural world meet in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Together with her near-flawless boxing fashion, Mary Kom stormed into the ladies’s 48kg class remaining however fell in need of title. In years to return, Mary Kom turned the primary Indian to win a gold medal on the AIBA Ladies’s World Boxing Championships.

She went on to clinch the World Championships titles in 2005, 2006, 2008 and the 2010 editions. After profitable the 2008 title, Mary went on a break after giving delivery to her twins. After profitable the 2012 Olympic medal, Mary as soon as once more went on a break after giving delivery to her third little one.

She marked her return however sealed her place on the summit within the 2018 World Championships which was held in Delhi. She dominated with a 5-0 win over Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota for her sixth world title. A yr later, she went on to clinch her eighth world medal, probably the most by any male or feminine boxer.

With ANI Inputs

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