The full name of Mary kom is Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte. She is an Indian Olympic Boxer from Manipur. She is the only woman to become the World Amateur Boxing Champion for six times the record, and the only female boxer has won medals in each of the seven World Championships. In 2012, she competed in Flyweight (51kg) category, won a bronze medalMary Kom has also been ranked as No. 1 AIBA World Female Ranking Light Flyweight Category.
In 2014, she became the first Indian woman boxer to win gold medal in Asian Games in South Korea. On April 26, 2016, mary kom was nominated by the President of India as a member of the Upper House of the Indian Parliament, the Rajya Sabha. Mary kom won gold medal in the Asian boxing championship. she defeated Kim Hong-Mile of North Korea in the title match. Is the first Indian woman boxer to win gold in the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Mary kom was born on 1 march 1983 in kangathei village , Manipur. She was from a poor family . her father’s name is a Mangte Tonpa Kom. He was a tenant farmer who worked in zoom areas. mother’s name is Mangte Akham Kom. She also used to work in the field. Mary Kom also used to help her parents in fields . After coming to school, she learned athletics to learn boxing. kom’s father was also an eager wrestler. She has a younger sister and brother , Chung,Nai ,Jung . she studied her schooling from Loktak Christian Model High School, Moirang, up to Class VI and St. Xavier Catholic School, Morrang up to Class VIII. After that she completed her schooling from NIOS, Imphal and got a bachelor’s degree from Churachandpur College.
During this time, she took good interest in athletics, especially the spear and the 400 meter race. In school, kom participated in all types of sports including volleyball, football and athletics. When she was 15, she decided to leave her city to study at the Sports Academy in Imphal, the state capital. kom kept herself interested in boxing as a secret wrestler from her father, because she was worried that boxing will hurt the face of the kom and spoil the prospects of marriage. However, after winning the state boxing championship in 2000, he saw a picture of a kom in the newspaper. Three years later, her father started supporting kom’s work in boxing because he was convinced of her love of boxing.
If you talk to Mary Com’s Love Life then she is married to footballer Karung Onkholer. On his way to the National Games in Punjab in New Delhi, she met karung onkholer who was studying law at the University of Delhi. karung was the president of the North East Students body and during this time he helped the kom. Thus they became friends and after that they started dating each other. she married four years later in 2005. They have 3 sons , rechungvar khupneivar and prince.
In 2002 Mary kom’s career started. When Mary won the ‘Women boxing championship’ Manipur victory. In 2001 She started competing internationally. She was only 18 when she made her international debut in the first AIBA women’s world boxing championship in the United States, winning silver medal in the 48 kg weight category.
In 2002, she won a gold medal in the 45 kg weight category in the second AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in Turkey. she won gold medal in weight category of 45 kg in Wich Cup in Hungary in that year. In 2003, Mary kom won gold medal in the weight of 46 kg in the Asian Women’s boxing championship and in 2004 she won gold medal in women’s boxing World Cup in Norway. In 2005, she won gold medal in Asian women’s boxing championship in Taiwan and 46 kg weight category in AIBA women’s world boxing championship in Russia. In 2006, she won gold medal in Venus Women’s Box Cup in Denmark and won gold medal again in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in India.
In 2008, she won the fourth consecutive gold medal in AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in China, both of which were in the weight of 46 In 2009, she won gold medal in Asian Indoor Games in Vietnam. In 2010 In 2010, Mary Kom won gold medal in the Asian Women’s boxing championship in Kazakhstan and won a fifth consecutive gold medal in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in Barbados. In 2011, she won a gold medal in the category of 48 kg in the Asian Women’s Cup in China. In 2012, she won a gold medal in the 51 kg weight category in the Asian Women’s boxing championship in Mongolia. The 2012 London Olympics gave her more respect and respect because she became the first Indian woman boxer to win and win a bronze medal in the Olympics. The third Indian woman to win a personal medal in the Olympics also became.
In 2014 Asian Games, she won gold and made history for India. She won gold in the women’s flyweight (48-52 kg) division, which was her first gold medal in the Asian Games.On 8 November 2017, she won an unprecedented fifth gold medal (48kg) in the ASBC Asian Association Women’s boxing championship held in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
On 24 November 2018, she made history by becoming the first woman to win 6 world championships, got it in the 10th AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship held in New Delhi.
Mary kom has won many awards for her better work and country name. she is also entitled to it. She has won the following awards:-
Arjuna Award (Boxing) in 2003
Padma Shree (Sports) in 2006
Contender for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in 2007
People of the Year – Limca Book of Records in 2007
CNN-IBN & Reliance Industries’ Real Heroes Award in 2008
Pepsi MTV Youth Icon in 2008
‘Magnificent Mary’, AIBA in 2008
Felicitation by Zomi Students’ Federation (ZSF) at New Lamka YPA Hall in 2008
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2009
International Boxing Association’s Ambassador for Women’s Boxing in 2009
Sportswoman of the year, Sahara Sports Award in 2010
For the bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics:-
50 lakh (US$70,000) cash award from the Rajasthan Government
50 lakh (US$70,000) cash award and two acres of land from the Manipur Government
20 lakh (US$28,000) cash award from the Assam Government
10 lakh (US$14,000) cash award from the Arunachal Pradesh Government
10 lakh (US$14,000) cash award from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (India)
40 lakh (US$56,000) cash award from the North Eastern Council
|Name||Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte|
|Debut||Domestic – State Boxing Championship (2000)|
International- Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championship (2001)
|Age||35 Years (As In 2018)|
|Height||In Feet Inches 5’3|
|Date Of Birth||1 March 1983|
|Birth Palace||Kangathei , Manipur India|
|Home Town||Kangathei , Manipur India|
|School||Loktak Christian Model High School , Moirang , Manipur|
St. Xavier Catholic School , Moirang , Manipur
|Collage||Churachandpur Collage Manipur , India|
|Father Name||Mangte Tonpa Kom (Farmer Ex-Wrestler)|
|Mother Name||Mangte Akham Kom|
|Marriage Date||Year 2005|
|Husband Name||Karung Onkholer Kom ( Footballer)|
|Children’s Name||Son- Rechungvar Kom, Khupneivar Kom , Prince Kom|
|Hobbies||Martial Arts , Travelling , Watching Tv|
|Favorite Sports||Volleyball , Football , Wrestling And Boxing|
|Favorite Actress||Prinyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Food||Tahini , Falafel|
|Favorite Colour’s||Red And Black|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
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