Biography of Mary Kom
Mary Kom is a popular India Boxer, lawmaker, and an individual from the Rajya Sabha from Kangathei, Manipur India. Further, Mary Kom has won a few lofty distinctions like Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan
Mary Kom celebrates her birth anniversary on 24 November 1982 in Kangathei, Manipur India. She is 39 years old. Her real birth name is Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte. Likewise, the zodiac sign of Mary is Pisces. Kom was born to her father Mangte Tonpa Kom and her mother Mangte Akham Kom. Likewise, Mary’s father Mangte Tonpa was also a former boxer who guided Mary in her boxing career. Similarly, Mary has two siblings Chung Nei and Jang. From a religious point of view, Marey is a Christian
Early life of Mary kom
- She was brought into the world in Kangathei, Manipur, India Mangte Tonpa Kom and Mangte Akham Kom who were unfortunate homestead workers. She was named Mangte Chungneijang upon entering the world which signifies “prosperous” in her neighborhood lingo. Notwithstanding, she would involve the name Mary in her expert vocation for simplicity of elocution.
- She was the oldest of four kin and needed to really buckle down since early on to battle for her loved ones. She went to class to review, yet in addition dealt with her more youthful kin and worked in the fields with her folks to help them.
- She originally went to Loktak Christian Model High School where she concentrated on up to class VI norm prior to continuing on toward St. Xavier Catholic School. In any case, she quit examinations prior to finishing tutoring.
- Indeed, even as an understudy she showed a distinct fascination with games and used to partake in sports like football. Entertainingly however, she never participated in boxing as an understudy.
- In 1998, fighter Dingko Singh won a Gold at the Asian Games and did right by his homeland. This occurrence motivated her to take up boxing. In any case, the actual errand of taking up this game turned into a test for her as her folks felt boxing was excessively manly for a little kid.
- Steadfast by the resistance, Mary ventured out to Imphal and mentioned the mentor, M. Narjit Singh at Manipur State Boxing to prepare her. She was energetic about the game and was a speedy student; she would frequently rehearse till late in the night even after the others had left.
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Early Professional Life
Mary Kom, who became hopelessly enamored with Karong Onkholer Koms (a well known state-level footballer) and began dating him in 2000, got hitched to him in the year 2004. After her marriage in 2004, Mary Kom chose to enjoy some time off from her boxing vocation and took a short rest from it. Then, at that point, the couple had their most memorable kid (twins) in the forthcoming years, and after the conveyance of her most memorable kid, Mary Kom concluded that she would again begin to focus on her vocation.
In 2007, the couple commonly concluded that Mary Kom would begin her preparation once more, and the kids’ dad would deal with the children. Mary Kom, after fruitful fulfillment of her preparation, got back in the saddle in the public group and won a silver decoration at the 2008 Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in India.
Aside from this, Mary Kom likewise won her fourth successive gold decoration in AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship held in 2008 in Beijing, China. Mary Kom not halted here and won one more gold decoration in the following year also (in 2009) at the Indoor Asian Games held in Vietnam. She again won another gold decoration in the following year itself too (in 2010) at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship held in Kazakhstan. Around the same time, 2010
AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships of 2010 held in Barbados,
, Mary Kom had the option to win another gold decoration at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships of 2010 held in Barbados, West Indies, and this was her fifth continuous gold award in this title level. After AIBA dropped Mary Kom’s name from the 46 KG enclosing class 2010, she partook under the 48 KG Boxing classification in the 2010 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships of Barbados. Afterward, AIBA itself quit involving the 46 KG class for the boxing titles.
Titles and Medals
Mary Kom partook under the 51 KG class in the Asian Games of 2010, and she was likewise ready to win a bronze decoration in this title. In the following year, she partook in the 2011 Asia’s Women World Championships held in China under the 48 KG classification, and she likewise figured out how to win a gold decoration in this title. She was respected as the distinction of bearing the Queen’s Baton alongside Harshit Jain and Sanjay in the initial service run in the arena on October 3, 2010, at the Commonwealth Games of 2010 that was held in New Delhi, India.
In any case, Mary Kom didn’t contend in the Commonwealth Games of 2010 for the ladies’ boxing title. On October first, 2014, she figured out how to win her most memorable gold decoration in the boxing title under the Asian Games of 2014, which was held in Incheon, South Korea. Mary Kom figured out how to do this marvel by beating the Zhaina Shekerbekova from Kazakhstan in the flyweight culmination conflict under the 51KG class.
Mary Kom added another gold award
Mary Kom added another gold award in her sack by winning the exceptional fifth back to back gold decoration at the ASBC’s (Asian Boxing Confederation) ladies’ boxing title, held at Ho Chi Minh in Vietnam while contending under the 48 KG class on November eighth, 2017. Till this time, Commonwealth Games was the main significant occasion where Mary Kom couldn’t win a solitary decoration, and the purpose for this was that the flyweight class in which she generally contended, was excluded from the Commonwealth Games yet.
In the year 2018, the flyweight class was additionally remembered for the Commonwealth Games of the year, and there, Mary Kom had the option to deal with the gold award smoothly in the Commonwealth Games likewise while contending under the 48 KG class in ladies’ light flyweight on April fourteenth, 2018. Mary Kom made another world record and a set of experiences in itself in the year 2018 when she brought home her sixth big showdown. In 2018, Mary Kom won a gold decoration and AIBA ladies’ big showdowns of 2018 on 24th November, and that is the manner by which she made history.
She turned into the solitary fighter (counting both male and female fighters) who figured out how to bring home 6 big showdowns by accomplishing this accomplishment at the tenth AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships held in New Delhi, India.
Another acknowledgment added to the vocation of Mary Kom when she was announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the year 2019 as the female delegate of boxing’s competitor diplomat bunch for the impending 2020 Summer Olympics (that was really held in 2021) of Tokyo International games that were held in Tokyo, Japan. Mary Kom was additionally planned to contend in Spain for the Boxam International competition hung on March 2021 in Spain.
In the following Asian Games where Mary Kom contended, she figured out how to win her seventh decoration in the ladies’ boxing title held under Asian Games. In these Asian Games, she lost in the ladies’ boxing title last to Nazym Kazaibay of Kazakhstan, the contender against whom she figured out how to win her most memorable gold decoration at a similar competition held in 2003. Mary Kom simply figured out how to win a bronze decoration in the Asian Boxing Championships in 2012 as the 6-time title holder lost to China’s Chang Yuan in the Asian Boxing Qualifying semi-last.
Awards Received by Mary Kom
For the pride that Kom has brought to her country. Her endeavors have been valued by the Indian Government and have been granted different various distinctions. Other than that, her endeavors have likewise been valued by the different International Sports board including the AIBA (The International Boxing Association). The following is a rundown of every one of her honors.
- Arjuna Award for Boxing in 2003
- Padma Shri in the category of sports in 2006
- Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2009
- Padma Bhushan in the category of sports in 2013
- Padma Vibhushan in the category of sports in 2020
- AIBA first ‘promising boxing career’
- Brand ambassador for 2016 AIBA World’s Women Boxing Championship
- AIBA 2008 ‘Magnificent Mary’
- Sahar Sports Award ‘Sportswoman of the year 2010’
- Olympians for Life by WOA