Will win gold in 2016 Olympics: Mary Kom

Bhopal: Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing, M C Mary Kom has expressed confidence that she would win a gold medal in the next Olympics in Rio and said she will start regular training after six months.

"I am confident that I will clinch a gold medal in the 2016 Olympics," the boxer told reporters here on Tuesday evening after she arrived to take part in a function to be held on Wednesday.

Mary Kom will be felicitated at the function along with former volleyball player, Ram Lal Verma and 25 other sportsmen.

The boxer, the chief guest for the function, will be given a cheque of Rs 50 lakh by state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

She had been unable to come earlier when the other five medal winners of the London Olympics were felicitated.


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