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‘Young boxers are clever, but I’m better’

DNMUM427524 | 12/6/2018 | Author : Taus Rizvi | WC :673

Punch line | Finding sparring partner difficult, says Mary kom

Mumbai: Champions, too, are mortals. They are emotional and jovial as well. A meeting with legendary boxer Mary Kom gives credence to this.
Having won her sixth World Championship title for the sixth time after beating Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota in 45-48kgs in Women’s Boxing World Championships in New Delhi last month, the feeling for Mary Kom is yet to sink in, it seems, even though it may be her umpteenth crown.
Mary Kom is still on a high and the child-like enthusiasm and excitement for a 35-year-old, mother of three, is visible. And why not. The champion has achieved what others couldn’t.
The boxer is as simple as anyone can be. While there was no match to her in the championship, ask her if there were any tough opponents sh
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