New Delhi Nov 9: Indian Ace boxer Mary Kom has won the gold medal for the fifth time at the Asian Boxing Championships, on Wednesday.
2012 London Olympic Bronze medalist thumped North Korea's Hyang Mi Kim in the championship clash, to clinch her maiden gold in the 48 kg category of the tournament. The 35 Year old MP had won the medal in 2012 in 51 kg Category.
Mary Kom currently has six medals at this prestigious tournament, having won five golds and one silver .she won the bout courtesy of a 5-0 unanimous judges decision in her favor in the final. This is Mary Kom's first international gold medal since the 2014 Asian Games and her first medal in over a year.
"I am really happy the way this Championship has panned out. I would like to dedicate this victory to all those who have supported me even though the world had written me off. I would like to thank my coaching staff who worked hard with me over the last few months," Mary Kom
said after her win.
List of medalists
Mary Kom(48 Kg) – Gold
Sonia Lather (57kg) – Silver
Shiksha (54kg) – Bronze
Priyanka Choudhary(60kg) –Bronze
Sarita Devi(64kg) – Bronze
Lovlina Borgohain(69kg) – Bronze
Seema Poonia(+81kg) - Bronze