New Delhi. Six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom has rejected media reports of her retirement. Mary Kom said that I have not announced retirement yet and my words have been misinterpreted. Whenever I have to retire, I will myself come in front of the media. I have seen some media reports saying that I have announced my retirement and that is not true." Mary clarified her statement given in a program on Wednesday.
MC Mary Kom said, "I was participating in a school program in Dibrugarh on 24 January, where I was motivating children. I said that I still have the hunger to achieve in boxing but the age limit in the Olympics does not allow me to participate. Although I can continue my game. I am still focusing on my fitness and will inform everyone whenever I announce my retirement.
Mary Kom is a 6-time world champion
Mary Kom is the first female boxer to win 6 world titles. Five-time Asian champion Mary Kom became the first Indian woman boxer to win a gold medal in the Asian Games in 2014. She won the bronze medal in the 2012 London Olympics. There was no such record or title which remained out of his reach.
Gave birth to twins after becoming world champion
At the age of 18, the world saw him for the first time at the First World Meet in Pennsylvania. He impressed everyone with his boxing style and made it to the finals of the 48 kg weight category. She missed out on winning the title but definitely showed a glimpse of her future.
He won the World Championship in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010. After becoming world champion in 2008, Mary Kom gave birth to her twins and then went on a break.
After winning a medal in the 2012 Olympics, Mary Kom gave birth to her third child and once again went on a break. In 2018, she won the World Championship for the sixth time.