MC Mary Kom proudly holds many titles. Professional Boxer. Olympic bronze medalist. 6-time World Champion. Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan Awardee. Magnificent Mary. And an inspiration to a billion hearts. Now, the 36-year-old mother-of-three has added another feather to her cap.
She is World No.1 in the latest rankings of AIBA (International Boxing Association)
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The sporting legend has proved her mettle time and again in the boxing ring. The year 2018 was dotted with her achievements. She won gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Poland plus a silver medal in Bulgaria. This is why she’s leagues ahead of her immediate competitor in the points tally with a difference of 600.
Women’s Light Fly (45-48 kg) World Rankings as of December 2018
|1||HMANGTE Chungneijang Mary Kom||India||1700|
|3||KIM Hyang Mi||North Korea||1050|
Here are the other female boxers in the updated World Rankings
|8||Pinki Jangra||51 kg|
|8||Manisha Maun||54 kg|
|2||Sonia Lather||57 kg|
|4||Simranjit Kaur||64 kg|
|16||L Sarita Devi||64 kg|
|5||Lovlina Borgohain||69 kg|
Currently, Mary Kom is preparing to shift to the 51 kg weight category for the 2020 Olympics. Her preferred category is not included in the games. We wish her the best of luck and hope she continues to win many more laurels for the country.
Congratulations, Mary Kom. India is proud to have a daughter like you!