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| On Updated : Feb 17, 2020 6:54 PM IST

Mary Kom (Boxing): Age, Weight, Olympic Medal, Biopic, Records, Awards, Husband

Mary Kom is an Indian Boxer born to Tonpa Kom and Akham Kom on 1st March 1983, a family of which hails from the North-Eastern state of the country – Manipur. Mary who now is a Rajya Sabha member of Parliament, won the World Amateur Boxing Championship 5 times. She also is the only woman boxer to win a medal in the six different world championships. She became (and remains) the only Indian woman boxer to qualify for the Summer Olympics in 2012 and went on to compete in the London Olympics, where she clinched the bronze medal in the 51 kg flyweight category.

Mary Kom Age:

Full Name: Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte
Date of Birth: 1 March 1983
Age (In Feb 2020): 37 years and 11 Months

Weight (Approx):

In Kgs: 50 Kg
In Pounds: 110 lbs

Mary Kom Olympic Medal:

Bronze Medal – Summer Olympics – 2012, London, United Kingdom

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Mary Kom Biopic:

In 2014, Omung Kumar made a biopic film based on the life of the Indian boxer starring Priyanka Chopra. The film went on to become a success on the box-office.

Records:

World Championships:
Silver in 2001
Gold in 2002
Gold in 2005
Gold in 2006
Gold in 2008
Gold in 2010
Gold in 2018
Bronze in 2019

Asian Games:
Bronze in 2010
Gold in 2014

Commonwealth Games:
Gold in 2018

Mary Kom Awards:

  • Padma Bhushan (Sports) – 2013
  • Arjuna Award (Boxing) – 2003
  • Padma Shri (Sports) – 2006
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award -2009

Mary Kom Husband:

  • During her participation in the national games in 2001, Kom met her husband Onler Kom. They got married in 2005 and have 3 sons together.
  • Kom was blessed with twin sons in 2007 and in 2003, she was blessed with another son.

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