2012 London Olympics boxing: Magnificent Mary Kom storms into semis, assures a medal
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2012 London Olympics boxing: Magnificent Mary Kom storms into semis, assures a medal

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 07, 2012, 09:34
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2012 London Olympics boxing: Magnificent Mary Kom storms into semis, assures a medalZeenews Sports Bureau

London: Her opponent was inches taller, 5 years younger but Mary Kom had loads of experience behind her along with the support of over a billion people.

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The 29-year-old boxer stormed into the semifinals of London Olympics as she routed her Tunisian opponent Maroua Rahali 15-6 in the quarterfinal match of 51kg boxing category.

Mary was on the defensive side in the first two rounds which she won 2-1, 3-2 respectively. In the third round, the crowd got to see the better of Mary Kom as she thumped back-to-back punches at her opponent who was taken by surprise.

With this victory, India are now confirmed of another bronze medal but the way Mary has been performing in her first Olympics, she can definitely produce better results.

Mary Kom will now lock horns with Nicola Adams of Great Britain in the semi-final.

In her debut match, Mary convincinglydefeated Karolina Michalczuk of Poland to cruise into the quarterfinal of the 51kg category with ease.

First Published: Monday, August 06, 2012, 17:24

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SANJEEV Agnihotri - Mandla(MP)
Great Marrycom, I know u r going to beat the opponent from the country, that made us slave for 200 years, all of us, not only manipur. Go
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bijenkumar - manipur
challenge your opponents without fear & show the spirit of the oppressed and down trodden peoples of Manipur to the world.
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challenge your opponents without fear & show the spirit of the oppressed and down trodden peoples of Manipur to the world.
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Devan - delhi
wooooooooo we are proud of u.
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Shaji P Mathew - Bangalore
Mary Kom, Go ahead, make it your best match and avail full strength in each punch. Let us have on the Gold after the match... Enjoy and win. You CAN MARY ....with God
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vijay - Pune
Surely Mary Kom is living legend....go for the gold Mary...Only you can do it....Best Luck
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vinoth - chennai
All the Best, 120 Cr Indian people heart bit for you, now
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swati mishra - jammu
all the best .i am sure she will perfom her level best in her future matches
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Mohammed Ajaaz - Hyderabad
She is incredible at 29yrs of age. I salute her!!!
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vinay - andhra pradesh
congrats mary hope same performance in next matches . U r pride of india
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