Mary Kom is the most famous and successful female👩🏻 Indian boxer

She was born in 1983 in a poor family in Manipur.

She started her training in boxing🥊 at a very young age and made her international🗺 debut at the age of 18.

A Glorious Career

Mary Kom has won 5 World🌍 Championship titles in pin weight and light flyweight categories till 2010.

After that, she won the Gold🥇 Medal both at the 2014 Asian Games

Olympic glory

Mary Kom became the 1st Indian female boxer to win an Olympic medal, when she won a bronze medal🥉 in the 51 kg flyweight category at the 2012 London Olympics.

’No let up in hunger’

Mary Kom won the Gold Medal🏅 at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

In Nov. 2018, she created history by becoming the 1st woman to win World Championship titles for a record 6 times.

Personal Life

Mary Kom married a footballer⚽ named Karung Kom in 2005.

Incredibly, he let go of his sporting career and took up the responsibility of bringing up their three children👪,so that MaryKom could focus on her boxing career.

Portrayed on Screen

In 2014, Mary Kom’s life was turned in to a biographical movie🎥 with Priyanka Chopra playing the title role.

In recognition of her achievements, Mary Kom was nominated to the Rajya Sabha in 2016.