Here are Mary Kom’s Quotes to celebrate her courage and determination.
Mangte Chungneijang Mary Komis an Indian amateur boxer and a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. She is the only woman to become the World Amateur Boxing champion for a record 6 times. She is also the only female boxer to win a medal in each one of the first seven World Championships, and the only boxer (male or female) to win eight World Championship medals.
Nicknamed Magnificent Mary, had also been ranked as the world’s No. 1 woman light-flyweight by AIBA. She became the first Indian female boxer to win a gold medal in the Asian Games in 2014 at Incheon, South Korea. She is also the first Indian female boxer to win gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. She is also the only boxer to become an Asian Amateur Boxing Champion for a record six times.
On 25 April 2016, the President of India nominated Kom as a member of the Rajya Sabha. She was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian award, in 2020.
Here are Mary Kom’s quotes that are just a reminder of her undying courage and determination
“People used to say that boxing is for men and not for women and I thought I will show them someday. I promised myself and I proved myself.” ~Mary Kom
“Because I realize that the hardships I faced in my formative years are the foundation of my strength.” ~ Mary Kom