Mary Kom standing tall with gold at Asian Boxing Championship

India’s M.C. Mary Kom holds the Indian national flag and celebrates her gold medal in the women’s flyweight (48-51kg) final boxing match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Guwahati/ 9th November’2017 (Prag News Desk): The Olympic bronze medallist of India boxing star Mary Kom clinched gold at Asian Boxing Championship on Wednesday. She dominated the ring and defeated Hyang Mi Kim of North Korea in women’s 48kg category fight. Kom with her brilliant start in the final in an attacking way as she landed more punches to her N Korean opponent and lead the scoreboard to end with a victory smile. Opponent Kim tried to stay in the fight with her best delivering fight but could not able to defend herself in the game and accepted the loss. This is her fifth gold win at Asian Boxing Championship and first in the 48 category. Indian boxer Sonia Lather suffered loss in the final against China’s Yin Junhua in 57kg category but she successfully settled with silver medal. Bollywood  celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Anil Kapoor congratulated Mary Kom on her victory in the Asian Boxing Championship and said she is one of the most inspiring personality of the nation. Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and Anil Kapoor congratulated the star Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom who clinched a gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championship.

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