Magnificent Mary storms her way to fifth Asian Boxing Championships Gold

  • Magnificent Mary storms her way to fifth Asian Boxing Championships Gold
08-11-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

MC Mary Kom won her fifth Asian Championships gold tofay after defeating North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi in the final of the 48kg category in Vietnam.

 

This is Mary Kom’s sixth medal in the Asian Women’s Boxing Championships and fifth gold medal, having won four gold medals and one silver medal in previous editions of the tournament.

 

This is Mary Kom's first international gold medal since the 2014 Asian Games and her first medal in over a year.

 

The five-time World Champion was put under a fair bit of pressure from her opponent in the first round. However, the Indian quickly worked her way around it and in a terrific display of counter-punching put her opponent on the back foot.

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