London Olympics 2012: Tributes for M C Mary Kom via twitter

Last Updated: Aug 08, 2012, 20:07 PM IST

Zeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: Tributes poured in for M C Mary Kom, who made India proud by winning a bronze medal for the country at the London Olympics 2012.

Mary Kom settled for the bronze medal after losing her 51kg semi-final bout against Great Britain`s world number two Nicola Adams.

Mary Kom playing in a higher weight category,played well but lost to a taller/younger/stronger player!Olymp Bronze is also a big achievement.

- Ajay Maken

Mary Kom, India`s greatest boxer & most successful athlete, is fighting at 6.15pm today to enter finals. Watch & cheer!!!

- Kabir Bedi

Hearty congratulations to Mary Kom. She has not only won a bronze but also the hearts of a billion Indians! We are all proud of her.

- Narendra Modi

MaryKom is still my role model.Like her,Indian companies have been punching above their weight class for many years&we will strike Gold..

- Anand Mahindra

Even though you have to settle for a bronze, Mary Kom you`ll always be our Golden Girl. A true champion. #emotional

- Aakash Chopra