Mary Kom won the gold medal in 23rd President Cup in Indonesia.
Indian boxer Mary Kom won the gold medal in the 23rd President’s Cup in Indonesia on Sunday.
Six-time world champion Mary Kom won the gold medal in 51 Kg category. Mary Kom defeated Australia’s April Franks 5-0 without breaking a sweat.
“Gold medal for me and for my country at #PresidentCup Indonesia. Winning means you’re willing to go longer, work harder & give more effort than anyone else. I sincerely thanks to all my Coaches and support staffs of @BFI_official @KirenRijiju @Media_SAI,” Mary Kom tweeted.
“Dear,@MangteC you are always a huge pride for India! Hearty congratulations to you on winning the Gold Medal for India at #PresidentCup Indonesia!,” Kiren Rijiju tweeted
In May 2019, Mary Kom had also won a gold medal at India Open boxing tournament. Mary Kom skipped her Asian Championships as part of a larger plan to enhance her chances of Tokyo Olympic qualification.
Mary Kom has been juggling between 512kg and her favorite category 48Kg. Mary Kom won most of the titles in 48kg but she won 2012 Olympic bronze medal in 51kg.
The London Olympic bronze medalist is preparing hard for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifications.