Birthday Special: Interesting facts about Mary Com which will motivate you to achieve your goals

Feb 28 2019 11:55 PM
Birthday Special: Interesting facts about Mary Com which will motivate you to achieve your goals

Ace Boxer Mary Com also known as Magnificent Mary  is inspiration for the others.  She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world championships. she is the only Indian woman boxer to have qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics, competing in the flyweight (51 kg) category and winning the bronze medal. Her journey is truly inspiring and interesting therefore we bring you we facts about the boxer which will motivate to achive your goals.

A high school dropout - Yes, Mary com could not complete her high school education for her increasing passion for boxing. But, later, she finished her schooling through alternative ways and even completed her graduation.

Came to boxing after college - Believe it or not, she took boxing seriously only after graduation. It’s Dingko Singh’s winning gold medal in 1997 Asian Games that became a life-changing inspiration for Mary Kom.

Initially discouraged by family - She faced the first obstacle from nobody else but her own orthodox family who could not support the idea of their daughter taking part in an unconventional sport as it was not considered as a “women’s game”.

Proper training after winning Asian games - This internationally recognized boxer could afford to start with proper training from her idol, Dingko Singh after he won at 1988 Asian Games.

Continued boxing after becoming a mother of two - Yes, what is otherwise unthinkable for many, she has made it happen. Kudos to her unbreakable spirit!

 

 

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