Mary Kom

Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, also known as MC Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom tribal community of north-eastern state of...

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Contender for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2007

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, also known as MC Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom tribal community of north-eastern state of Manipur.

Sportswoman of the year 2010, Sahara Sports Award

Mary Kom sizzles on ramp in Delhi The North East Festival 2013 came to an end with a fashion show, where many designers from the north-east –

Priyanka Chopra is playing the role of Mary Kom in MARY KOM (FILM)

Mary Kom is an upcoming 2014 Indian biographical sports drama film directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali on a story and screenplay written by Saiwyn Quadras.

MAGNIFICENT MARY OR SIMPLY MARY KOM, IS AN INDIAN

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, also known as MC Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom tribal community of north-eastern state of Manipur.

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M C Mary Kom awarded by MP Chief Minister

Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing, M C Mary Kom was presented a cheque of Rs 50 lakh by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a function in Bhopal.

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The Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing

Mary Kom sizzles on ramp in Delhi The North East Festival 2013 came to an end with a fashion show, where many designers from the north-east –

  • 31 Mar 2014

Gold Medal winner at Asian Women’s Cup

She won a gold medal in the 48 kg weight class at the Asian Women’s Cup in China. In 2012, she won a gold medal in the 51 kg weight class at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in Mongolia.

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Career

Mary Kom’s career started in 2000 after her victory in the Manipur state women’s boxing championship and the regional championship in West Bengal. In 2001, she started competing at international level. She was only 18 years old when she made her international debut at the first AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in United States, winning a silver medal in the 48 kg weight category.

In 2002, she won a gold medal in the 45 kg weight class at the second AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in Turkey. She also won a gold medal in the 45 kg weight category at the Witch Cup in Hungary in the same year.

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ABOUT MC MARY KOM

Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, (born 1 March 1983), also known as MC Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom tribal community of north-eastern state of Manipur. She is a five-time World Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships.

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Medal Tally

Year Pos Weight Location
2001 Second 48 USA
2002 First 45 Turkey
2002 First 45 Hungary
2003 First 46 India
2004 First 46 Norway
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Awards

  • Awards

  • Achivement

  • National

  • Padma Bhushan (Sports), 2013
  • Arjuna Awardstrong> (Boxing), 2003
  • Padma Shreestrong> (Sports), 2006
  • Contender for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2007
  • People of the Year- Limca Book of Records, 2007
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  • Third in Summer Olympics 2012
  • First in Asian Women’s Championships 2012
  • First in Asian Women’s Cup 2011
  • Third in Asian Games 2010
  • First in Asian Women’s Championships 2010
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  • Gold – 1st Women Nat. Boxing Championship, Chennai 6–12.2.2001
  • The East Open Boxing Champ, Bengal 11–14.12.2001
  • 2nd Sr World Women Boxing Championship, New Delhi 26–30.12.2001
  • National Women Sort Meet, N. Delhi 26–30.12.2001
  • 32nd National Games, Hyderabad 2002
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