New Delhi:Five-time world champion boxer M C Mary Kom was Friday presented Rs 3 lakh by Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd. for winning gold in the Women Boxing World Championship in Barbados recently.
Sandeep Jajodia, Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director, Monnet Ispat & Energy Ltd, presented the cheque of Rs 3 lakh to Mary Kom at a felicitation function here.
She was conferred the honour of Monnet Woman of Steel. "Mary Kom has made India proud once again by winning the gold at the recently held world boxing championship, her stupendous achievement in the 48 kg world women boxing championships in Barbados, proves that she has been amongst the most consistent champion. This is the fifth World championship medal that Mary has won and I am confident of her winning more medals in the upcoming Asian games in November,"
Recently MIEL has signed a 3-year deal with the Indian Boxing Federation for sponsoring the national boxing team and as a team kit sponsor. The sponsorship deal covers the entire Indian team -- men`s senior, junior and sub junior teams along with the women`s senior, junior and sub junior teams.