Mary Kom creates history, as she wins the World Boxing Championship today in New Delhi. She outclassed Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota by a unanimous 5-0 decision in the women’s 48 kg light flyweight final at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium. After winning the title for record 6th time, Indian boxer couldn’t hold her tears in front of the home fans.
After three rounds of boxing, Kom was declared the champion by a 5-0 unanimous decision. The gigantic victory fetched her sixth World Championship title.
The 35-year-old Mary Kom outclassed Ukrainian opponent Hanna Okhota in the women’s 48 kg light flyweight final.
“I want to thank the fans who turned up today to cheer me and the Indian contingent. They have been supporting me for last many years.”
Nation bowed down to Mary Kom’s incredible achievement
World’s best woman boxer and now it’s official. @MangteC, you have been fabulous. Congratulations on winning your record 6th Gold medal at the World Women’s Boxing Championships. You’re an inspiration for every young athlete. #WWCHs2018 #MaryKom pic.twitter.com/ebj6LWY9K7
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 24, 2018
Daughter of Manipur & pride of India, #MaryKom wins the world boxing title for the record 6th time! Congratulations
— Rajat Sethi (@RajatSethi86) November 24, 2018
— bhupendra chaubey (@bhupendrachaube) November 24, 2018
Mighty Mary Punches Again @MangteC!
Your being a police woman adds doubly to our delight. pic.twitter.com/HlrfTDmF3T
— IPS Association (@IPS_Association) November 24, 2018
— Sushil Kumar (@WrestlerSushil) November 24, 2018
A stellar achievement for #MaryKom , becoming the first woman boxer to win six world championship Gold. One of India’s greatest ever sportsperson. Super happy and super proud ! pic.twitter.com/jw2V4QBulo
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 24, 2018
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) November 24, 2018
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 24, 2018
Congratulations to #MaryKom for winning her record sixth World Championship Gold.
— PhD in Bakchodi (@Atheist_Krishna) November 24, 2018
— Sir Jadeja (@SirJadeja) November 24, 2018