It was heartbreak for the six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg), who’s pursuit of a clinching a second Olympic medal got right here to an dwell within the ongoing marketing campaign in Tokyo.
Indian boxing legend Mary Kom (Twitter/virenrasquinha)
It was heartbreak for the six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg), who’s pursuit of a clinching a second Olympic medal got right here to an dwell within the ongoing marketing campaign in Tokyo. The 38-year-outmoded puglist, who is making her remaining appearance on the Games, went down to 2016 version’s bronze-medallist Ingrit Valencia in a fiercely-fought showdown on Thursday.
The Colombian won the bout 3-2, by technique of a split resolution by the judges, nonetheless Mary’s resilience within the midst of the three rounds was effectively appreciated by the Indians everywhere in the nation. Many, which also integrated Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh, took to Twitter to hail the Indian legend for her audacious repeat within the ring.
Listed below are about a tweets:
Only admiration and respect for @MangteC !
— Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) July 29, 2021
— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) July 29, 2021
— Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) July 29, 2021
Expensive Mary Kom, you lost in Tokyo Olympics by factual one level nonetheless for me it is advisable to to maybe also very effectively be regularly a champion!
You’ve got got executed what no other feminine boxer within the arena has ever executed. You should maybe also very effectively be a legend. India is pleased with you
BOXING & OLYMPICS will omit you @MangteC pic.twitter.com/caBe555e87
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) July 29, 2021
Quickly fingers, Quickly feet, Fireplace within the Ring
Mary bows out to Ingrit Valencia, who moves into the QFs. Completely sensible wrestle by @MangteC #LegendForever #RukengeNahi #EkIndiaTeamIndia #Cheer4India pic.twitter.com/CB0iXa3JbF
— Crew India (@WeAreTeamIndia) July 29, 2021
Neatly performed @MangteC . You gave the hardest wrestle against your opponent at present. You will regularly be a winner no topic what. The whole nation is so pleased with you. Aid engaging the young India. pic.twitter.com/zJpSAisHTX
— N.Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) July 29, 2021
Meanwhile, fancy Mary, 32-year-outmoded Valencia is a trailblazer for her nation. She is the first feminine boxer to personal represented Colombia on the Olympic Games, apart from to the nation’s first feminine boxer to assign shut an Olympic medal.
– with PTI inputs