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WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS: MARY KOM WINS RECORD SIXTH GOLD MEDAL

India’s MC Mary Kom,The Olympic bronze medallist,  won a historic sixth gold in the World Championships by beating Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in the 48kg category summit bout.

                                  Mary Kom became the most successful boxer in the history of women’s world championships what no other woman boxer has done or known before.The feisty Manipuri now has an incredible six gold and one silver.Before this World Championships, Mary Kom was tied with Ireland’s Katie Taylor (five gold and a bronze) on the number of medals won by a woman.

                                  The other Indian finalist, 21-year-old Sonia settle for a silver in her debut World Championships.India ended the championships with 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze – from Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Simranjit Kaur (64k)

 

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