MARY KOM


mary-komMARY KOM

Citizenship/Residence India

MC Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary or simply Mary Kom, is an Indian boxer belonging to Kom tribal community of north-eastern state of Manipur. She is a five-time World Boxing champion, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the six world championships. Her accolades being

• Padma Bhushan (Sports), 2013

• Arjuna Awardstrong> (Boxing), 2003

• Padma Shreestrong> (Sports), 2006

• Contender for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, 2007

• People of the Year- Limca Book of Records, 2007

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