Mary Kom- Indian woman boxing legend created the history by winning the Women’s World Boxing Championship for six times.
Mary Kom defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in a unanimous 5-0 decision. The results read 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 30-27 in Mary Kom’s Favor. ‘Magnificent Mary’ matched Cuban men’s legend Felix Savon as the joint most successful pugilist (men and women) in the World Championships’ history.
Mary Kom won a silver in the first Women’s World Boxing Championship in 2001 and went on to win a gold in each five edition held in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010. After 8 years she created the history by winning the gold for the Sixth time.
She dedicated her sixth medal to the nation.
“I dedicate this gold to the nation and my countrymen”