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newsboxinga month ago

Mary Kom puts in a request to get name removed from TOPS list

Mary Kom has asked the government for considering a younger boxer to be given permission to participate in the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) rather than her. The only three female boxers that are now a part of the TOPS Core group are Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain, and Pooja Rani.
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newsboxinga month ago

Mary Kom goes through ACL surgery, assures fans of quick recovery

After having reconstructive surgery for the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury she sustained in June, Indian boxing champion Mary Kom is making progress toward recovery. The Commonwealth Games 2022 trials were where the bronze medalist from the London Olympics sustained the injury.
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newsboxing4 months ago

Legendary MC Mary Kom to undergo surgery for torn ACL

Mary Kom has torn her ACL, and she will require corrective surgery to recoup from her injury. During the Indian boxing Commonwealth Games 2022 qualification trials for women on Thursday, the Olympic medalist injured her left knee minutes into her 48kg semi-final fight against Haryana's Nitu.
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newsboxing4 months ago

CWG 2022 | MC Mary Kom withdraws from boxing trials after sustaining knee injury

Indian boxing star MC Mary Kom was forced to withdraw from the CWG 2022 selection trials after she suffered a leg injury during her 48kg semi-final bout against boxer Nitu on Friday. The six-time world champion sustained a knee injury just a minute into the opening round of the bout.
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newsboxing4 months ago

Nikhat Zareen and Mary Kom to compete in different weight categories at CWG trials

In a sensible move, the Boxing Federation of India has decided that Nikhat Zareen and Mary Kom won't be fighting each other for a place in the Commonwealth Games 2022, like Tokyo 2020. As per Tribune Indian, the duo would both be part of the Games, and will be fighting in different categories.
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newsboxing5 months ago

Women’s World Boxing Championship | Nikhat Zareen creates history, becomes fifth Indian to bag gold

Indian boxer Nikhat Zareen clinched the gold medal at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships after registering a dominating 5-0 victory in Istanbul on Thursday. Living up to the expectations, Nikhat thrashed Thailand’s Jitpong Jutamas without breaking a sweat in the 52kg final.
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newsboxing7 months ago

Mary Kom withdraws from Asian Games, to participate in Commonwealth Games

Mary Kom, an Indian boxing legend, will not compete in the Asian Games in September 2022 or the World Championships in May 2022. Mary, on the other hand, intends to compete in the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, which will take place in July and August, which could be her last competition too.
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newsboxing9 months ago

Amit Panghal and Mary Kom join national boxing camps

Six Tokyo Olympians, including MC Mary Kom and Amit Panghal, have joined the ongoing national boxing camps in India. The women’s camp will be held in Delhi while the men will be training at Patiala’s Netaji Subhas National Institute of sports; both the camps will run till March 14.
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featureboxinga year ago

Time for boxer Nikhat Zareen to start from the scratch

There is something common between Sena Irie (Japan), Kellie Harrington (Ireland), Busenaz Sürmeneli (Turkey), and Lauren Price (Great Britain) -- all Olympics gold medalists from Tokyo. These girls, irrespective of their age, had great exposure under their belt and were ready for the biggest stage.
Madhav Agarwal
newsboxinga year ago

MC Mary Kom to skip National Women's Boxing Championships

The National Women's Boxing Championship will begin in Hisar from October 21, but MC Mary Kom would not be taking part in the event. As per norms, only gold medal winners from the event will get a chance to participate in World Championship, but BFI is likely to conduct trials in Mary's category.
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