Participants

MC Mery KOM

MC Mery KOM
    Boxing
Birth Date:  01 Mar 1983
Age:  35
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  157
Weight (Kg):  0

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
BOX Boxing Women's 45-48kg 1 Gold

MC Mery KOM - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Sun, 8 Apr 12:10
Women's 45-48kg Quarterfinal 2
MC Mery KOM
W
Megan GORDON
L
Finished
Wed, 11 Apr 12:02
Bronze Medal Event Women's 45-48kg Semifinal 1
Anusha Dilrukshi KODDITHUWAKKU
L
MC Mery KOM
W
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 12:02
Gold Medal Event Women's 45-48kg Final Bout
MC Mery KOM
W
Kristina O'HARA
L
Finished

Legend

L: Lost
W: Winner

Biographical Information


Highlights
Olympic Games
YearLocationEventRank
2012 London, GBR Women's 51kg 3

World Championships
YearLocationEventRank
2016 Astana, KAZ Women's 51kg R32
2012 Qinhuangdao, CHN Women's 51kg QF
2008 Ningbo City, CHN Women's 46kg 1

Occupation: Athlete, parliamentarian (indianexpress.com, 12 Feb 2017)
Education: Manipur University (Facebook, 30 May 2017); honorary degree for outstanding contribution to sport
Languages spoken: English
Coach

PERSONAL: L.Ibomcha SINGH (IND), M.Narjit SINGH (IND), L.Kishan SINGH (IND), Charles ATKINSON (ENG) (Facebook, 30 May 2017)


Injuries

Skipped the 2014 World Boxing Championships due to a minor right shoulder injury. (intoday.in, 30 Oct 2014)


Ambition: To win Olympic gold (boxingfederation.in, 4 Sep 2017)
Additional information

POLITICAL FIGHT
Nominated as a member of the Upper House for Rajya Sabha in April 2016. "I joined the national camp and the Budget Session also started. I would go for training 7am to the IG Stadium, rush back to change, and head straight to Parliament. After hard training, you feel exhausted, but proceedings in Parliament are so lively, there is no risk of being caught asleep." (rediff.com, 26 Apr 2016; 12 Feb 2017)


CUBA INVITATION
Former ruler of Cuba, Fidel CASTRO, reportedly invited her to move to Havana, accept Cuban citizenship and represent the nation, in the wake of Namibia FLORES, Cuba’s only woman boxer, leaving to pursue career prospects in the United States. (firstpost.com, 26 Mar 2015)


TIME OFF
Out of competitive action for a year since the 2016 World Championships, where she lost in the second round and missed qualification for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Returned to the ring in an invitational tournament held in Mongolia in June 2017. (rediff.com, 29 May 2017)


TRIBE
From the Kom-Kuki tribe in Manipur. (boxingfederation.in, 4 Sep 2017)


AWARD
Received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in August 2009, the highest sporting honour of India. (indiatimes.com, 28 Aug 2009)


FAMOUS FACE
In 2014, Priyanka CHOPRA played the role of Mary KOM in the biographical film of her life. The movie is in Hindi. (imdb.com)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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