Is Mary Kom qualified for Olympics 2021?
Indian boxing star MC Mary Kom has bowed out of Tokyo Olympics after losing to Colombia’s Ingrit Lorena Victoria Valencia in women’s 51kg by 3:2 split decision. Valencia got off to a flyer as she won the first round. Four out of the five judges gave her a 10 while one had a 9 for her showing.
What happened with Mary Kom at Tokyo Olympics?
MC Mary Kom’s bid for a second Olympic medal ended in a heartbreak on Thursday after she lost a close fight against Colombian Ingrit Valencia in the women’s flyweight pre-quarterfinals at Tokyo 2020. In fact, it was Ingrit’s first win in 3 attempts against the Indian boxer.
What happened to Mary Kom Olympics 2021?
Mary Kom raised her hand in celebration at the end of her 51kg pre-quarterfinal bout against Ingrit Valencia. It was only later, while skimming through social media, did Mary finally realise that her Tokyo 2020 Olympic journey was over. The referee had declared her Colombian opponent the winner in a 3-2 split verdict.
Why did Mary Kom lost in Tokyo?
In her flyweight (51kg) pre-quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Games, Kom lost the bout despite winning two of the three rounds. After the International Boxing Association (AIBA) was suspended by the IOC for alleged misgovernance and financial wrongdoing, the Task Force is conducting the boxing competition in Tokyo.
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Why did Mary Kom go bald?
When asked by the coach why she did so, she replied that somebody had stolen her things. To make sure God punished the culprit, she had shaved her head to symbolise the death of that thief in anticipation. “I realised that Mary was different from other girls in the camp,” recalls chief coach Anup Kumar.
Is Mary Kom lost in Tokyo?
India’s boxing icon MC Mary Kom bowed out of Tokyo 2020 after a loss in the women’s 51kg round of 16 match ending the 38-year-old Indian legend’s career at the Olympics.
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