Mary Kom

Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte (conceived 1 March 1983), also called Mary Kom, is an Indian Olympic boxer hailing from

the Kom clan in Manipur. She is a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion, and the main lady boxer to have won a decoration

in every last one of the six big showdowns. Nicknamed “Superb Mary”, she is the main Indian lady boxer to have

met all requirements for the 2012 Summer Olympics, contending in the flyweight (51 kg) classification and winning the bronze medal.She has

likewise been positioned as No. 4 AIBA World Women’s Ranking Flyweight classification. She turned into the main Indian lady boxer to get

a Gold Medal in the Asian Games in 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. furthermore, is the principal Indian Woman Boxer to win Gold at the 2018

Region Games.

On 26 April 2016, Kom was assigned by the President of India as an individual from the Rajya Sabha, the upper place of the

Indian Parliament. In March 2017, the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, selected Mary Kom along

with Akhil Kumar as national spectators for boxing. Mary Kom won the Gold Medal In Asian Boxing Championship. She

vanquished Kim Hyang-mi of North Korea in the title coordinate.

Early life

Kom was conceived in Kangathei town, Moirang Lamkhai in Churachandpur area of provincial Manipur in eastern India. She originated from a poor family. Her folks, Mangte Tonpa Kom and Mangte Akham Kom were sharecroppers who worked in jhum fields.They named her Chungneijang. Kom experienced childhood in humble environment, helping her folks with cultivate related errands, going to class and learning sports at first and later boxing at the same time. Kom’s dad was a sharp wrestler in his more youthful days. She was the oldest of three youngsters – she has a more youthful sister and sibling.

Kom learned at the Loktak Christian Model High School at Moirang up to her 6th standard and from that point went to St. Xavier Catholic School, Moirang, up to class VIII. Amid this time, she took a decent measure of enthusiasm for games, particularly lance and 400 meters running. It was at this crossroads, Dingko Singh, a kindred Manipuri came back from the 1998 Bangkok Asian diversions with a gold decoration. Kom recalls this had propelled numerous youths in Manipur to have a go at boxing, and she too thought of try it attempt.

After standard VIII, Kom moved to Adimjati High School, Imphal, for her tutoring for class IX and X, yet was not able pass the registration exam. Not wishing to return for them, she quit her school and gave her examination from NIOS, Imphal and graduation from Churachandpur College.

In school, Kom took part in a wide range of games including volleyball, football and games. It was the accomplishment of Dingko Singh that enlivened her to change from games to enclosing 2000. She began her preparation under her first mentor K. Kosana Meitei in Imphal. When she was 15, she took the choice to abandon the place where she grew up to learn at the Sports institute in the state capital Imphal.In a meeting with the BBC, Meitei recalled her as a committed dedicated young lady with a solid self discipline, who grabbed the essentials of boxing rapidly. From that point she prepared under the Manipur State Boxing Coach M. Narjit Singh, at Khuman Lampak, Imphal. Kom kept her enthusiasm for boxing a mystery from her dad, himself an ex-wrestler, as he was worried that boxing would hurt Kom’s face and ruin her odds of marriage. In any case, he learnt of it when Kom’s photograph showed up in a daily paper after she won the state confining title 2000. Following three years, her dad started to help Kom’s interests in boxing as he became persuaded of her affection for boxing.

Come back to boxing

After her marriage, Kom took a short rest from boxing. After she and Ongler had their initial two youngsters, Kom again began preparing. She won a silver award at the 2008 Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in India and a fourth progressive gold decoration at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in China, trailed by a gold award at the 2009 Asian Indoor Games in Vietnam.

In 2010, Kom won the gold award at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in Kazakhstan, and at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in Barbados, her fifth back to back gold at the title. She contended in Barbados in the 48 kg weight classification, after AIBA had quit utilizing the 46 kg class. In the 2010 Asian Games, she contended in the 51 kg class – the most reduced in the challenge – and won a bronze medal.[citation needed] In 2011, she won gold in the 48 kg class at the Asian Women’s Cup in China.

On 3 October 2010, she, alongside Sanjay and Harshit Jain, had the pleasure of bearing the Queen’s Baton in its opening function keep running in the stadium for the 2010 Commonwealth Games of Delhi. She didn’t contend, in any case, as ladies’ confining was excluded the Commonwealth Games.

On 1 October 2014, she won her first Gold Medal at the Asian Games held at Incheon, South Korea by beating Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51 kg) summit conflict.

On 8 November 2017, she secured a remarkable fifth gold award (48 kg) at the ASBC Asian Confederation ladies’ boxing titles held at Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam.

Olympic Games

Fundamental article: Boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Women’s flyweight

Kom, who had beforehand battled in the 46 and 48 kg classifications, moved to the 51 kg class after the world body chose to permit ladies’ confining just three weight classes killing the lower weight classes.

At the 2012 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship, Kom was contending for the title itself as well as for a place at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the first run through ladies’ boxing had included as an Olympic game. She was crushed in the 51 kg quarter-finals by Nicola Adams of the UK, yet succeeded in getting a place for the Olympics. She was the main Indian lady to meet all requirements for boxing occasion, with Laishram Sarita Devi barely missing a place in the 60 kg class.

Kom was joined to London by her mom and spouse .[citation needed] Kom’s mentor Charles Atkinson couldn’t join her at the Olympic Village as he didn’t have an International Boxing Association (AIBA) 3 Star Certification, which is obligatory for accreditation. She had all her gear and visa stolen while in transit to the choice camp in Bangkok, Thailand for her first Asian Women’s Boxing Championships.The first Olympic round was hung on 5 August 2012, with Kom overcoming Karolina Michalczuk of Poland 19-14 in the third ladies’ fight ever to be battled at the Olympics. In the quarter-last, the next day, she vanquished Maroua Rahali of Tunisia with a score of 15-6. She confronted Nicola Adams of UK in the semi-last on 8 August 2012 and lost the session 6 focuses to 11. Nonetheless, she stood third in the opposition and earned an Olympic bronze award. In acknowledgment, the Manipur Government granted her Rs 50 lakhs and two sections of land of land in a bureau meeting hung on 9 August 2012.

In spite of the fact that enthused about speaking to India at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Kom was not ready to meet all requirements for the occasion. She keeps on pursueing the game and prepare for the same, and is getting ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Super Fight League

Kom showed up on the last scene of the Super Fight League’s blended hand to hand fighting reality demonstrate – SFL Challengers. Amid this time Kom was in converses with proprietors Raj Kundra and Sanjay Dutt to work with the SFL in some way other than being a warrior.

On 24 September 2012, the Super Fight League reported that Kom will fill in as the SFL’s image represetative.


Global titles Year Place Weight Competition Location

2001 Second 48 Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States

2002 First 45 Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships Antalya, Turkey

2002 First 45 Witch Cup Pécs, Hungary

2003 First 46 Asian Women’s Championships Hisar, India

2004 First 41 Women’s World Cup Tønsberg, Norway

2005 First 46 Asian Women’s Championships Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2005 First 46 Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships Podolsk, Russia

2006 First 46 Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships New Delhi, India

2006 First 46 Venus Women’s Box Cup Vejle, Denmark

2008 First 46 Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships Ningbo, China

2008 Second 46 Asian Women’s Championships Guwahati, India

2009 First 46 Asian Indoor Games Hanoi, Vietnam

2010 First 48 Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships Bridgetown, Barbados

2010 First 46 Asian Women’s Championships Astana, Kazakhstan

2010 Third 51 Asian Games Guangzhou, China

2011 First 48 Asian Women’s Cup Haikou, China

2012 First 41 Asian Women’s Championships Ulan Bator, Mongolia

2012 Third 51 Summer Olympics London, United Kingdom

2014 First 51 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea

2017 First 48 Asian Women’s Championships Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

2018 First 45-48 Commonwealth Games Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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