• Name : Mary Kom
  • Age : 33
  • Height : 5'2 (158 cm)
  • Sports : Boxing
  • Hometown : Imphal, Manipur
  • Known for : 5 times World Amateur Boxing Champion, International Boxing Association's Ambassador
  • Awards : Padma Bhusan, Arjuna Award, Padma Shree, Bronze Medal in Olympics, Gold in Asian Games

Mary Kom

Biography

Mangte Chungneijang, better known as Mary Kom, has made her name in the boxing world by becoming 5-time world champion and the only Indian female boxer to win an Olympic bronze medal. She is also the first Indian woman boxer to win a Gold Medal in the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, South Korea. She is also a member of the Rajya Sabha of the Indian Parliament.

achievements-

  • Gold Medal, World Championship, Amaiya, Turkey (2002)
  • Gold Medal, World Championship, Podolsk, Romani (2005)
  • Gold Medal, World Championship, Delhi, India (2006)
  • Gold Medal, World Championship Ningbo City, China (2008)
  • Gold Medal, World Championship, Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Bronze Medal, London Olympics (2012)
  • Gold Medal, Asian Games, Icheon, Korea (2014)
  • Awarded the Arjuna Award in 2003-04
  • Awarded the Padma Shri in 2006
  • Awarded the Rajiv Khel Ratna Award in 2009