MC Mary Kom wins Gold: MC Mary Kom continued her strong performance in 48kg light flyweight category by defeating Kim Hyang Mi of Korea by 5-0, and won the gold medal for the fifth time in Asian Boxing Championship, as well as Sonia Lather (57kg) got silver. 34 years old Mary Kom earlier won 4 gold and 1 silver medals in her five previous appearances at the event.Boxing Federation of India (BFI) president Ajay Singh congratulated five-time world champion MC Mary Kom after she made the country proud by clinching gold in the light-flyweight category of the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship here in Ho Chi Minh City.
“Mary Kom’s gold at the Asian Boxing Championship is a huge victory for India’s women power. At 34, this mother of three has shown that with grit and determination you can overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. Mary Kom is a huge inspiration for all Indians and we are proud of her victory today,” he said.
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