Indian boxer Mary Kom wins record sixth gold medal

India’s MC Mary Kom triumphed over Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in the Women’s World Boxing Championship Final in a unanimous 5-0 decision in the 48kg summit clash. MC Mary Kom, a mother of three, has set a record by winning the sixth gold medal, becoming the most successful woman boxer in the history of the Championship. She had won the golds in 2002, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2010 editions.  

She was showered with congratulatory messages from the entire nation moments after she secured this colossal win. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called this a proud moment for Indian Sports through his Twitter handle. Kom dedicated this win to her country and countrymen.

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